Case Race Mixed Case + Dash Through Europe Trio
Your Dash Through Europe Trio includes one bottle each of:
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
2015 Chateau Roux de Beauces Red Bordeaux - France
Winemakers for five generations, the Roux family’s wines have won 90 medals since 2000. With such an auspicious heritage, 2015 Chateau Roux de Beauces Bordeaux Supérieur is sure to please any wine lover. Made from a blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown in clay and limestone soils, this fruity red is a clear ruby color in the glass with notes of strawberry, raspberry, and black currant, and a lively finish. Pair this wine with red meats and cheeses.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal; 2017 Critics Challenge Wine & Spirits Competition
2015 Hoya de Cadenas Night Havest White Blend - Spain
This blend of Muscat, Viura, Chardonnay, and Verdejo from Valencia, Spain is a lovely golden color in the glass. It excites with intense aromas of exotic fruit and a soft richness on the palate, where honeyed notes of citrus and apple lead to an unctuous finish and pleasant aftertaste.
Multiple Award Winner: Double Gold Medal, 2016 WSWA Tasting Competition; 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition
Your Case Race Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
Bertoli Rosso - Central Italy
Anticipation is our favorite feeling. There’s nothing better than hearing familiar footsteps, putting a date in our calendars, or opening wine early so it can breathe. This smooth, central Italian red will reward your patience with up-front flavors of raspberry and strawberry, and hints of roasted pepper and fresh herbs. Get in the moment and enjoy this delicious, non-vintage red with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition
Villa Amoroso Sangiovese I.G.T. - Puglia, Italy
Sangiovese grapes are the stars of Puglia, the wine region located in the boot-shaped country’s heel. Nourished by the ocean breezes and warm sun of Southern Italy, Villa Amoroso Sangiovese di Puglia bursts forth with earthy aromas, and flavors of red currant and raspberry. The non-vintage wine’s flavors are even bolder after a 30-minute decant, which is just enough time to whip up your favorite tomato-based Italian dish.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Berlin Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 International Eastern Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2016 Fuerza de la Tierra Tempranillo Joven - La Mancha, Spain
Joven Tempranillos have an exciting sense of newness; a fresh and fruity profile that is meant to be enjoyed without aging. Uncork 2016 Fuerza de la Tierra Tempranillo and enjoy its stunning ruby red color, and powerful bouquet of red berries. This full-bodied red has a Gold Medal-winning heritage, and comes from one of the most prestigious vineyards in Spain. Enjoy it now.
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
2016 Vivre Sa Vie Vin Rouge - Comte Tolosan, France
Live your life with a heightened sense of joy when you uncork this captivating blend of iconic French red grapes. Rich Malbec intertwines with fruity Merlot 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 Monarch Glen Merlot - California
Monarch Glen Merlot is a tasty red wine that flaunts aromas of tangy cherry and sweet berries, leading into a clean, dry finish. Looking for a food to pair with this wonderful wine? Try herb-roasted chicken, or grilled rack of lamb with fresh mint.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition
Cantus Vino Bianco - Central Italy
From its glowing, straw-like hue, to its fruity and floral aromas, to the delicious flavors of green apple, melon and lemon zest, to the vibrant and refreshing finish, fresh and dry Cantus Bianco is made to give you everything you want in a non-vintage white wine.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition
2015 Vinum Chenin Blanc - South Africa
Vinum Africa is a winery that loves a challenge. So when they looked at Chenin Blanc, the former “ugly duckling” of Stellenbosch, they knew they could make great wine from the oft neglected grape. Once again, they stepped up and performed beautifully. After a single sniff one can already sense the elegance and vibrancy it possesses. The notes of white petals and crisp citrus are sure to excite. The palate has layers of fresh lime and gentle spices all underscored by fruit. The wine finishes with a refreshing minerality the lets the fruit resonate. This Chenin Blanc is highly versatile and may go best with somewhat exotic cuisine—Thai or Indian, perhaps?
2015 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. 2015 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: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Diego International Wine Competition
2016 Nguilleu Sauvignon Blanc - Central Valley, Chile
Named for a sun-like, fruit-bearing plant that grows in the southern Andes mountains, Nguilleu wines are emblematic of the balance of tradition and innovation that characterizes the growing Chilean wine scene. 2016 Nguilleu Sauvignon Blanc is grown in a cold weather climate, and steel-aged for a bright and tart feel. The aromas are perfumed with grapefruit, and the flavors offer notes of lemon, gooseberry, and grass, with a mild salinity that is balanced by mellow honeysuckle on the finish.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
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.
2015 Bear Hug Winemaker Select Chardonnay- California
Customers and competition judges loved last year’s vintage of Bear Hug Chardonnay. It won a 93-point Gold Medal, and we couldn’t keep it on the shelf. So, we’re very excited to share the new vintage of this California classic. 2015 Bear Hug Winemaker Select Chardonnay builds on its crisp and refreshing heritage with harmonious notes of tart green apple and tangy nectarine, balanced by some sweet melon and a note of honeysuckle. Add a few bottles to your den, today.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition