Award Winners 15-PK Whites
Arnozan Bordeaux Lussac-St.Emilion (x3)
The vineyard that nurtures and grows this immaculate bordeaux’s grapes spreads across the hillsides and plateaus of southwestern France’s coveted Saint-Emillion. The blend of 80% Merlot and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon results in a vividly colored red wine, with red ripe flavors of cherry and spice, and hints of cedar on the nose and palate. Arnozan Lussac St. Emilion Red Wine is perfectly balanced, with soft and silky tannins, and a wonderful, well-rounded finish.
Abbazia Moscato Vino Dolce I.G.T. (x2)
This 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. Abbazia Moscato won the Gold in the 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition, with a score of 93 points.
Fincalegre Cava Brut (x2)
Cava Brut is the flagship for Fincalegre’s successful effort to provide luxurious sparkling wines at approachable prices. Made from hand-picked Spanish Macabeo (40%), Xarel-lo (40%) and Chardonnay (20%) grapes, the result is a stunning sparkler that hews closer to champagne than prosecco. This bubbly’s fresh fruit flavors make for an aperitif that can be enjoyed throughout the meal, especially if you’re serving sushi, or spicier Mexican and Asian dishes. Fincalegre Cava Brut won the Gold medal for Best Cava in the 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition, with a score of 90 points.
Treehaven Lane Chardonnay (x2)
Here’s a classic, fruit-forward Chardonnay that offers lush flavors of apple, citrus and melon with a note of hazelnut. It has a naturally crisp acidity that adds structure and carries the fruit flavors through a clean, dry finish. As a result, it makes an ideal choice for serving with fresh seafood or poultry, especially dishes featuring an herbed cream or butter based sauce. It is produced by one of the pioneer families of California’s Central Coast growing region, who started with a “pocket” vineyard in their backyard. Today, Treehaven Lane farms vineyards in Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Madera, growing wine grapes for some of California’s top rated wineries, as well as creating its own award-winning wines. The winery continues to be a favorite of our expert panel because of the consistent quality and affordability of the wines they produce.
Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc (x2)
When we found Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc, we were blown away by this delicate, layered white wine with generous flavors of zesty citrus, fresh grass, gooseberry and honeysuckle. White Bordeaux is not on most people's wine radar, but we love this sophisticated wine that has a Sauvignon Blanc’s appeal, with an added complexity that appeals to true enthusiasts. Do not miss this limited wine, which won the Gold for Best Bordeaux Blend in the 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition.
Bayshore Vintners Founder's Reserve White Blend (x2)
This smooth and pleasant white wine is great fun on its own, but tastes amazing with citrus-kissed fish and grilled romaine salad. Think of this smooth-drinking wine as your ultimate party companion, where flavors of apricot dance with lemon zest, floral and lavender aromas.
Moon Crest Sauvignon Blanc (x2)
Fresh with aromas of melon, freshly cut grass, green apple, sweet citrus zest and fig, this zesty Sauvignon Blanc compliments sharper flavors like fresh herbs, tomatoes and smoked fish.