6&6 Mixed Case + 3 More Mixed Trio
Your 3 More Mixed Trio includes one bottle each of:
2015 Bear Hug Winemaker Select Cabernet Sauvignon - California
A bear hug is exciting and enjoyable. 2015 Bear Hug Barrel Select Cabernet Sauvignon lives up to its name. We suggest letting this wonderful wine sit for half an hour after uncorking to let the flavors open up. Even if you can’t wait, you are certain to enjoy flavors of black currant and black cherry, made complex by hints of dried herbs and vanilla. Savor this wine. It’s always good to have a Bear Hug.
2013 Cala De Poeti Morellino di Scansano - Maremma, Tuscany, Italy
2013 Cala de Poeti Morellino di Scansano is the quintessential wine from Maremma, a beautiful area of the Tuscan coast that is known as Italy’s Wild West. This fruity and dry red has a voluptuous texture, with fragrances of fresh cherries and plums. Made from hand-harvested grapes grown in a restricted production area between the rivers Ombrone and Albegna, Cala de Poeti Morellino di Scansano is ruby red, with fruity with notes of cherries, blackberries, and violets. It has a great complexity, with soft tannins that make it the ideal match for grilled red meat, lasagna, and mature cheeses.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2016 Marquis de Bacalan Sauvignon Blanc - Bordeaux, France
While almost 90% of the wine produced in France’s legendary Bordeaux region is red, Bordeaux whites are made with the same care and eye for detail as the region’s reds. For example, 2016 Marquis de Bacalan Sauvignon Blanc thrilled us with its sophistication. This vibrant white is a pale lemon color with green tints, a fantastically fresh nose of citrus, white peach, and honeysuckle, and a gentle creaminess on the palate.
Award Winner: 95-point Platinum Medal, Best Sauvignon Blanc, 2017 Critics Challenge Wine & Spirits Competition
Your 6&6 Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
2015 Cantus Montepulciano d'Abruzzo D.O.C. - Abruzzo, Italy
A well-tuned vintage car has a special rumble. It’s strong and familiar and makes you feel like you can go anywhere. Montepulciano’s the ruby red 1959 Alfa Romeo of wines—one of the most popular Italian grapes, robust and able to hold its own with meaty meals. Cantus Montepulciano d’Abruzzo DOC is dry and harmonious, with aromas of tobacco and leather. Enjoy this medium-bodied red after you’ve been out for a spin.
Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2014 Finca de Mar Tempranillo - Spain
This oak-aged Spanish red arrives from Ribera del Duero with notes of red fruit and toasty vanilla. Made from 100% Tempranillo—Spain’s signature grape—2014 Finca Del Mar Tempranillo is delicious with grilled fish, red meats, and semi-cured cheeses.
2015 Granite Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir - South Africa
With nearly a century as South Africa’s signature grape, Pinotage is a hybrid made from Pinot Noir and Cinsault (also known as Hermitage). Pinotage wines are celebrated for their unique, light red profile, and South Africa’s Winery of Good Hope shares this wonderful example of the varietal. Uncork this bright and juicy red and enjoy the way that Pinot Noir-esque notes of cherry intertwine with Cinsault’s pronounced spices. It’s especially good if served slightly chilled.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 Critics Challenge Wine & Spirits Competition
2015 El Portal Red Blend - California
One sip of this bold and flavorful red, and we can see the landscape near the California coast: ocean breezes, rich soil, clear sun… 2015 El Portal Red Blend balances Zinfandel and Merlot with vivid Syrah to create a food-friendly blend with flavors of black cherry, followed by notes of vanilla and mocha.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 Treehaven Petite Sirah
Petite Sirah is a spicy, medium-bodied red that is beloved for its beautiful, deep color. Treehaven’s take on this fan-favorite offers flavors of sugar plum, smashed blueberry, black pepper, and baker’s chocolate. Petite Sirah grapes are rare, with French origin. Now, they are mainly grown in California, and take up less than 10,000 planted acres around the world. A great combination for grilled meats, cold cuts, and strong cheeses, Treehaven Petite Sirah is a wine that is sure to get people talking at your next dinner party.
Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition
2013 Sierra Trails Old Vines Zinfandel - California
Coming to us from some of the oldest Zinfandel plantings in California, Sierra Trails Old Vine Zinfandel is a complex red with aromas of ripe berry, dried plum, and red currants. The flavor hints at tobacco, black pepper, and sweet oak, which carries the fruits through a lingering finish.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 Bertoli Vermentino I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
Carefree as flowers thrown from a seaside cliff, this irresistibly fresh, light-bodied white has complex notes of peaches, flowers, sage, and rosemary. Pair it with zesty lime or garlic-seasoned dishes, and be sure to enjoy. Bertoli Toscano IGT Vermentino tastes like an outdoor wedding, perfect ocean breeze and all.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
Abbazia Moscato Vino Dolce I.G.T. - Pavia, Lombardia, Italy
This non-vintage Moscato is a fun and spritzy white wine from Northern Italy’s Lombardia province, where sun-soaked days and cool nights produce highly flavorful wines. This sweet and beautifully floral wine is ideal as an aperitif or with a delectable dessert.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2016 International Eastern Wine Competition
2016 Vivre Sa Vie Vin Blanc - Comte Tolosan, France
Live your life with a heightened sense of joy when you uncork this harmonious blend of iconic French red grapes. Zesty Sauvignon Blanc intertwines with fruity Loin de l’Oeil to create something greater than the sum of its parts: a wine with a je ne sais quoi that adds that special something to any meal or occasion.
2015 Snickerdoodle Chardonnay - California
Crisp, refreshing Chardonnay is the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of white wine. Snickerdoodle makes a fresh Chardonnay, with flavors of green apple, nectarine and juicy melon. A subtle hint of oak adds complexity without cutting into the wine’s crispness, resulting in a delicious gem of a California Chardonnay.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle; Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
2015 Hayton Family Viognier - California
Pronounced “vee-own-yay,” this French white has lush, full-bodied characteristics that truly flourish when grown in California soil. Uncork 2015 Hayton Family Viognier and take a moment to savor its wonderfully floral aromas. In the glass, this bold white wine satisfies with flavors of peach and apricot, balanced by notes of lemon and hibiscus.
2015 Bellchambers Pinot Grigio - California
The grapes in 2015 Bellchambers Pinot Grigio have a long history of quality—they were grown on one of California’s first Pinot Grigio vineyards. Pinot Grigio is one of the crispest white wines you can find, and this vintage makes good on its promise to refresh with tasty flavors of tangerine and melon that pair perfectly with a variety of food.