Christmas Stock Up Reds Case
Your Christmas Stock Up Reds Case includes two bottles each of
Cuvèe Joëlle Malbec et Merlot
Among the many grapes that originate from France, two come to mind that have been known to craft stunning wines. Malbec has a dark, rustic nature and Merlot with its fruit forward, soft, and herbaceous character are two wines, that when put together, craft a unique wine flavor. Cuvèe Joëlle is a perfectly balanced blend of Malbec and Merlot fusing flavors of red plum, raspberry, blackberry, vanilla and fresh herbs. This wine is meant to be paired with fun and exciting dishes like bacon-wrapped blue cheese stuffed dates, pungent cheeses, and bacon blue cheese burgers.
Vila Nova Red Duoro Blend
The Duoro region of Portugal is in the spotlight because in 2014 it produced 4 of the top ten wines in the world as rated by Wine Spectator Magazine. Now in the forefront of wine lover’s minds, the wines from this region are becoming more and more sought after. A blend of Tinta Roriz (Tempranillo), Touriga Franca and Touriga Nacional, Vila Nova is a fresh red wine that has a dark, deep and intense ruby color, with a nose dominated by fruity aromas that carry through. It is well-balanced with silky tannins finishing long and balanced with silky tannins, finishing long and fruit-filled. The grapes from Vila Nova Douro Red wine are from the oldest wine region in the world. Harvest is conducted 100% by hand from vines that are 20-to- 30 years old, with the best grapes of each of the above varietals chosen for fermentation at controlled temperatures in stainless steel tanks. Fifty percent of the finished wine is then aged for six months in used 400 liter French oak barrels. This wine is ideally served at room temperature with light meat dishes, such as pork, or flavorful, hard cheeses, such as Italian cow and sheep’s milk cheeses.
Spain is the definitive source for top notch Tempranillo in the world. Despite being grow in other regions internationally, it is here in Spain, where the unique characteristics of this wine shine bright. This thick skinned black grape, which makes up 100% of Buscado Tempranillo, has flavors of dark fruit, plum, vanilla and fresh herbs in this easy to drink selection. We recommend opening this wine and coming back an hour later as aeration greatly improves the aromatics.
Della Flora Red Toscana Rosso
A blend of some of Italy's most desirable grapes including 70% of Trebbiano Bianco, the aromatic grape that produces top-tier Cognac and Armagnac, this vibrant wine is fun and enjoyable. From its pale, straw hue and its enticing aromas, the wine gifts flavors of melon, green apples and lemon zest with a refreshing crisp finish. Sourced from Central Tuscany and produced by award-winning winemaking team Coli, this wine is a real winner and is perfectly paired with the freshest of seafood.
Masion Gourmand Red Blend
France is no doubt the world’s foremost winemaking region in regal varietals and collectable wines from notable appellations. For most of the wine loving community, being able to drink great French wine on a daily basis is beyond our grasp. For those not in the know, French table wine otherwise also known as Vin Rouge can be captivating and delightful to drink. You get the character of French terroir for a fraction of the price. When we discovered Maison Gourmand, our smiles were wide with joy. Soft flavors of black cherry and raspberry coat the palate with a note of leather and a savory bitterness that mingle together brilliantly.
This wine is round and fruity and expresses the character of its French soil. Made exclusively from this emblematic grape by legendary wine producer Bernard Magrez, its aromatic elegance makes it the ideal partner for red meats and sharp cheeses.