Derby Dash Mixed Case
Your Derby Dash Mixed Case includes one bottle each of
Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon
This 2013 Vintage Cabernet is a light red with flavors of cherry, raspberry and cinnamon, and a medium finish. Enjoy this versatile wine on any occasion, whether you’re ordering in from your neighborhood pizza joint or grilling with lots of friends.
Rivers End Reserve Merlot
This wonderful red is the versatile bottle you want on your shelf to go with almost anything you cook, especially grilled fowl, braised red meats, and rich tomato sauces. Note the ripe berry flavors and aromas, and the nice touch of oak.
Fair Oaks Zinfandel
Fair Oaks’ claret-style Zinfandel is packed with rich berry jam flavors and hints of black pepper and anise. A nice touch of acidity creates a clean, food friendly finish. Our expert wine panel enjoyed it from appetizers through to dessert and wished they had more.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
In Ancient Aztec, Tremo means vibrant and fresh. This is the perfect description for this cutting edge wine from Spain’s Rioja region. Tempranillo is Spain’s signature grape, exploding with flavors of strawberry, plum, and black currant in this full-bodied, well-structured red that finds itself balanced perfectly by soft, elegant tannins. Tremo Tempranillo is versatile and food-friendly, especially if you pair it with a juicy burger or a slice of pizza.
Open this 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.
Cuvee Joelle 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
Cannery Row Cellars Chardonnay
Cannery Row is a stylish, classic California Chardonnay. It offers fresh fruit aromas that lead to flavors of apple, nectarine, and ripe juicy melon. Oak aging adds hints of toasty oak and vanilla, giving the wine depth and complexity, while a balanced acidity keeps it refreshing.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
Bayshore Vintners Pinot Grigio
This refreshing Bayshore wine comes from one of the first California vineyards to grow Pinot Grigio. The white grapes were originally used for dessert wines, until an importer recognized their great potential and used them to launch a line of food-friendly table wines. Gorgeous aromas jump out of the glass and delicious flavors of melon, citrus, and tangerine are completed by a crisp thread of acidity.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016
Moon Crest Sauvignon Blanc
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.
Longitude White Blend
When we think of white wine, we think of summer evenings in the backyard, sharing stories with a friend or two, eating buttery seafood with fresh green salad. Longitude White Blend is crisp and easy to drink, delivering flavors of melon, honey, and citrus with a vibrant finish. This is the wine that you want to have chilled and ready in case someone drops by.
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
Abbazia Cuvee Prestige
Prosecco fans, take note. Our Cuvèe Prestige bottling from Abbazia is produced in the charmat method, ensuring a refreshing sparkling wine with a complex palate of flavors and tiny, concentrated bubbles. It is fruity and pleasant, with a balance of golden apple and spring flower flavors on top of a dry finish. We can think of no better way to celebrate than with this sparkling wine made from Glera, the famous Italian prosecco grapes from Lombardy’s Collio vineyards.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016