Baker's Dozen Mixed 13-Pack + Mixed Bordeaux Duo
Your Mixed Bordeaux Duo includes one bottle each of:
2015 Les Chartrons Bordeaux - Bordeaux, France
Style and character shine in this charming red from the most storied wine region in France. Produced from 70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, this indulgent blend is ideal as an aperitif or as the complement to a casual meal. Flaunting a lively cherry red color, the flavors are clean and fruity, with pronounced cherry, spice, and fresh herbs on the palate, a rounded mouthfeel, and supple tannins.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition
2015 Les Chartrons Bordeaux Blanc - Bordeaux, France
While less than 10% of the wine produced in France’s historic Bordeaux region is white, connoisseurs seek these rarefied wines for their light and fruity profiles. 2015 Les Chartrons Bordeaux Blanc is a delicate and surprisingly complex white, with zesty flavors of citrus, grass, and gooseberry, which are mellowed by a lovely note of honeysuckle. This wine entices Sauvignon Blanc lovers, and perfectly complements dishes with fresh green herbs, lime, and garlic.
Award Winner: Best of Class, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition; 91-point Gold Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
Your Baker's Dozen Mixed 13-Pack includes one bottle each of:
2016 Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge - Comte Tolosan, France
Suited for many meals, and any social situation, Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge is a delightful and versatile French red with soft flavors of black cherry, tart currants and white pepper, with hints of leather. Pour a glass tonight.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 New York International Wine Competition
Cantus Vino Rosso - Central Italy
Open this non-vintage Italian Red from Cantus early, giving it time to breathe before drinking. When you taste the flavors of raspberry and strawberry, you’ll know it was worth the wait. This smooth, central Italian red follows the up-front fruit with hints of roasted peppers and fresh herbs that start a fascinating conversation with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
2016 El Principle de Villa Red Blend - Navarra, Spain
Located in what is often called the Basque region of Spain, Navarra is known for versatile and enjoyable, full-bodied red wines like this selection. Pour a glass and enjoy rich red fruit notes as you are transported to the locale that inspired legendary author Ernest Hemingway’s best-known work.
2015 Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia I.G.T. - Puglia, Italy
Think of that perfectly broken-in pair of boots. They’re tough enough for bad weather, but refined enough to add something to your favorite suit. Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia IGT is those boots. This powerful red, from Italy’s heel, is soft and deep with flavorful vanilla, raspberry and spice notes. Pack it for a trip, or pair it with spicy sausages, venison, duck, or tomato dishes like chili and lasagna.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Compeition
2016 Poco a Poco Tempranillo - Spain
Tempranillo is a powerful and oaky Spanish red that is beloved throughout Europe, but under the radar in the U.S. Open a bottle and enjoy bold flavors of cherry, plum, sweet tobacco, tomato, and vanilla. The last two vintages of Poco a Poco Tempranillo have both won multiple awards, and expectations are high for the 2016. Pair yours with your favorite foods—pizza, burgers, Mexican food, tomato-based Italian meals—and taste why the judges are so excited.
2013 James and Bell Zinfandel - California
This unpretentious, understated and easy-drinking red wine captured our attention immediately. Its aromas focus on sweet berry and licorice, while gentle tannins let the delicate fruit flavors shine through.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition
2014 Vinum Syrah - Stellonbosch, South Africa
Grown on a mountainside vineyard overlooking South Africa’s beautiful False Bay, 2014 Vinum Reserve Syrah is made from hand-picked grapes. Share a bottle with a friend and enjoy notes of ripe red fruit and spice, with a savory tone and grippy tannins that make it the right pairing for rich meat dishes. This selection is a subtle and refined take on an often big and sweet wine.
2016 Voluptueux Sauvignon/Colombard - Cotes du Gascogne, France
Two classic French grapes work together in harmony to create a fresh and crisp white that will refresh any white wine lover. 2016 Voluptueux Sauvignon Blanc/Colombard offers the perfect balance of fruitiness and crisp acidity. It is extremely aromatic, with notes of citrus and exotic fruit that follow through on the palate with refreshing, long-lasting flavor. Serve it chilled with white fish, seafood, and appetizers.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 New York International Wine Competition Bronze Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Val di Botte Toscana Bianco I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
Made from a blend of some of Italy’s most beloved grapes, including 70% Trebbiano Bianco, fresh and dry Val Di Botte Toscana Bianco has everything you could want in a non-vintage white wine. The color is pale and straw-like. It has pleasant, fruity and floral aromas; the flavor hints at green apple, melon and lemon zest; and the finish is vibrant and refreshing.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2015 Grand Harvest Awards
2016 Fuerza de la Tierra White Blend - La Mancha, Spain
This lively Spanish blend features Sauvignon Blanc and Verdejo grapes that were cold macerated to preserve their lively aromas of citrus and white flower. 2015 Fuerza De La Tierra White is a glossy pale yellow in the glass, and velvety on the palate. Enjoy it chilled.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2016 Paperbark Chardonnay - South Australia
From a fifth-generation winemaking family in southern Australia’s historic Barossa Valley region, Paperbark wines are as loveable as their namesake, an Australian tree with peeling bark and fluffy white flowers. 2016 Paperbark Chardonnay is a pale yellow in the glass, sharing aromas of ripe peach with notes of tart citrus. This barrel-matured wine’s palate is medium bodied, with notes of nougat and spice from wild fermentation, and a hint of vanilla from oak aging.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
2016 Cuvée Joëlle Mauzac - Comte Tolosan, France
Revel in Georges Vigouroux’s selection of perfectly ripened Mauzac grapes from Southwest France’s unparalleled terroir, where historic winemaking methods are used to nurture the finest of wines. Notes of dried apple and hints of pear please anyone who drinks this elegant, still white. Enjoy it on its own or with seafood, fruits, and cheese.
2016 Spencer Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc - California
The 2015 vintage of this California institution won three Gold Medals in different international wine competitions. Expectations have been running high for the new vintage, and we’re proud to report that it delivers on its promise. Notes of green apple, grapefruit, and fig add an enticing complexity to this fruity and crisp white wine. Sip it with a bite of a dry cheese, like Parmesan.
Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition