Bastille Day Mixed Case
Your Bastille Day Mixed Case contains one bottle each of
Cepage Cabernet Sauvignon
Produced by Bordeaux wine magnate Bernard Magrez, Cépage Cabernet Sauvignon is made from grapes grown using sustainable viticulture in France’s Languedoc wine region. This ruby red Cabernet Sauvignon offers aromas of red and black fruit with notes of spice. It starts off bold on the palate with flavors of licorice and strawberry, followed by a round, jammy finish. Enjoy this wine with pizza or your favorite red meat—especially if it’s grilled.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Cuvèe Joëlle Malbec et Merlot Malbec et Merlot
Among the many noteworthy French grapes, two have become especially treasured for their stunning wines. Malbec has a dark, rustic nature, while Merlot features a soft, fruit forward, and herbaceous character. When blended, they craft a unique flavor. Cuvèe Joëlle fuses red plum, raspberry, blackberry, vanilla, and fresh herbs. This exciting red blend is meant to be paired with fun dishes like bacon-wrapped blue cheese stuffed dates, pungent cheeses, and bacon blue cheese burgers.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Les Chartrons Bordeaux
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 compliment 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.
Multiple Award Winner: 94-point Platinum Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 90-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016
This round, fruit-driven Merlot expresses the character of its French soil. Produced by Bordeaux wine magnate Bernard Magrez, smooth Cepage Merlot pours forth with an aromatic elegance that makes it the ideal partner for red meats and sharp cheeses.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Terre Blanche Red Blend Graves
A smooth and dry red from the historic Bordeaux subregion of Graves, 2014 Terre Blanche Bordeaux features 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon. This supple Bordeaux is vivid in the glass with flavors of black cherry and currant flavors, and an enjoyably easy finish.
Pavillon La Tourelle Bordeaux
Pavillon La Tourelle’s unique wines draw their character from the soil, climate and winemaking traditions that make up Bordeaux’s inimitable terroir. This blend of 50% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, and 25% Cabernet Sauvignon is a vivid red with medium depth, and clean but intense cherry and black currant flavors. Pavillon la Tourelle is an enjoyable, supple, smooth wine with an easy finish.
Multiple Award Winner: 96-point Platinum Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
Blandine Le Blanc White Blend
Southwest France’s Cotes du Gascogne wine region is home to prestigious châteaux like Château de Cèdre, the producer of Blandine Le Blanc. This wonderful blend of 60% Colombard and 40% Ugni-Blanc is grown on vines that are up to 30 years old, leading to complex layers of flavor that include pineapple, grapefruit, and tropical fruits, with subtle green bell pepper. Enjoy Blandine Le Blanc with an array of seafood, poultry, and light summery dishes.
Cepage Sauvignon Blanc
There are many reasons to be a fan of Sauvignon Blanc. It is light, refreshing, vibrant, and versatile. Cépage Sauvignon Blanc hails from France, the white grape’s country of origin. With crisp notes of citrus and exotic fruits, Cépage is perfectly balanced with a sense of freshness and a lingering finish. This wine drinks brilliantly on its own, but truly shines when paired with fresh fish and creative salads.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016
Maison Gourmand Vin Blanc
This fresh white features a harmonious blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Loin de l’Oeil grapes, picked at perfect ripeness to convey southwest France’s incomparable terroir. Maison Gourmand Vin Blanc is a luxurious, full-bodied white that offers a fruity flavor profile with heavy notes of citrus. Enjoy it throughout a meal, as it compliments light seafood pastas and desserts like apple tart.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Marquis de Bacalan Sauvignon Blanc Bordeaux
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, 2015 Marquis de Bacalan Bordeaux Blanc thrilled us with its sophistication. It’s a delicately layered white, with plenty of space for generous flavors of citrus, grass, gooseberry, and honeysuckle. Think of this Bordeaux Blanc as a white that possesses the same appeal as a Sauvignon Blanc, but with a complexity that is sure to thrill connoisseurs.
Olivier des Muraires Rose Cotes du Provence
From the heart of the Var countryside, nestled in the foothills of the famous Massif des Maures Mountains, comes Olivier des Muraires Cotes du Provence Rosé. With a beautiful pale pink color, this fresh Rosé offers strawberry and watermelon aromas, and a crisp, dry feel. It’s refreshing on its own and surprisingly versatile with food, pairing with anything from a crisp salad to a juicy burger.
Villa Ruby Caresse de Rosé
Villa Ruby Rosé is crafted in a style highlighting the nature of its fruit. The wine has a very attractive off-dry profile with luscious notes of peach and strawberry. Villa Ruby Rosé is made by Bordeaux wine magnate Bernard Magrez, who owns four Grand Cru Classés châteaux and produces amazing wines all over the world. His mission of excellence and cultural patronage benefits winemakers and wine drinkers everywhere.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016