Around the World Mixed Case
Your Around the World Mixed Case includes one bottle each of
Albarrada is a new and exclusive winery that showcases local Portuguese grapes. This excellent red wine (or vinho tinto, in Portuguese) features Castelão grapes, which thrive on Portugal’s drier, harsher climate. The resulting wine is aromatic and fruit-forward with notes of red berries and mild floral notes. We suggest Albarrada Red for fans of Tempranillo and Barbera, especially if you pair it with French charcuterie or Korean short ribs.
Bertoli Sangiovese di Puglia IGT
Classics started off great, and developed into something respected, excellent, refined, and reliable. Think gourmet grilled cheese, your favorite singer’s surprising 10th album, or Sangiovese wine--the most famous Italian grape, known for its delicate and elegant fruitiness. Bertoli Sangiovese di Puglia IGT croons from the glass with supple berry flavors, silky mouth feel, and a lively encore.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge is the captivating and delightful French red that any wine lover can enjoy on a daily basis. The 2015 vintage offers soft flavors of black cherry, with tart currants and white pepper, and leathery notes. It makes us smile. We’re sure it will do the same for you.
Burke Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
This classic Cabernet serves up lush blackberry and currant flavors, with hints of fresh herbs and cedar. Burke Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon pairs perfectly with foods with savory, umami flavors like smoky cheeseburgers or mom’s homemade meatloaf.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Think of this ripe, Spanish-style red as the guest who takes the festivities to the next level. Raspberry, strawberry, plum, and black currant flavors start in the aroma and get everyone dancing through to the party’s satisfying finish. Open Kepe Tempranillo anytime and invite it by to enjoy your favorite foods like pizza, pasta, and grilled meats.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016
Granite Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir
Delicate, small Pinot Noir grapes are notoriously difficult to grow. When properly ripened, they result in one of the most coveted red wines in the world. Staying true to the varietal’s light, bright red color, Granite Ridge Pinot Noir has beautiful cherry and cranberry flavors, hints of fresh herbs, and an elegant, low-acid mouth feel. Granite Ridge Pinot Noir is a crowd-pleaser, pairing with a wide variety of foods, from meatier fishes, to gamier poultry, to herb-covered white pizza.
Carma Sauvignon Blanc
This is a clean, citrusy, lean and fresh white wine. Carma Sauvignon Blanc’s nose is full of grapefruit and green apple, followed by zesty flavors of green fruits and lime, floral notes, and a long, crisp finish. This versatile sauvignon blanc is outstanding as an aperitif or cocktail wine, and also a refreshing compantion to arugula salads and richer white meats like pork and lobster.
Cuvèe Joëlle White Blend
For over four generations, the family who crafts Cuvèe Joëlle has strived to produce food-friendly wines of balance and grace. This blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Loin De L’oeil gives flavors of gooseberry and citrus with notes of green. Loin De L’oeil makes the wine vibrant and full-bodied with balanced acidity. Share it with friends over your favorite seafood dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: 89-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio IGT
Light and refreshing Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio is the quintessential summertime wine. It’s made with grapes grown south of Milan and close to the Italian Alps, the definitive source for the world’s best Pinot Grigio. This low-alcohol white flaunts citrus zest, apple, pears and nectarine flavors that mingle with slight almond and ginger notes. Serve it ice cold to maximize the crispness.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
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: 90-point Gold Medal; Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
Longitude White Blend
When we think of white wine, we think of summer evenings in the backyard, sharing stories with a friend or two, eating buttery seafood with fresh green salad. Longitude White Blend is crisp and easy to drink, delivering flavors of melon, honey, and citrus with a vibrant finish. This is the wine that you want to have chilled and ready in case someone drops by.
Vinum Chenin Blanc
Vinum Africa has succeeded in making a beautiful wine from an oft-neglected grape. Chenin Blanc was once known as the “ugly duckling of Stellenbosch,” but Vinum has nurtured it into a vibrant and elegant white, with exciting aromas of white petals and crisp citrus. The palate has layers of fresh lime and gentle spices, underscored by fruit, and finished with a refreshing minerality. Enjoy Vinum Chenin Blanc with food of your choice. We find that it’s especially delicious with the spices in Thai and Indian food.