Fine Wine Challenge Mixed 12 Pack
The Fine Wine Challenge Mixed Pack includes the following selections:
2011 Firestarter Red Blend - Cariñena, Spain
“A seductive red wine from the heart of Spain.”
Its refreshing acidity, juicy tannins, and body lead to an intensity of flavors including ripe plums, cherries, licorice, cedar and vanilla. A very pleasing wine to the senses.
2014 Talbingo Hill Shiraz - South Eastern Australia
“Spicy and peppery, perfectly paired with BBQ pork.”
Bursting flavors of rich berry fruits of raspberry and blackberry balancing spicy and subtle peppery notes with hints of oak all add to the charisma of this Australian beauty.
2013 Vista De Noche Malbec - Mendoza, Argentina
“Beautifully rustic fruit-laced wine from Mendoza”
It drinks profoundly with dark fruits such as blackberry with herbaceous notes, and that nice overlay of smokiness. It’s full bodied, has a personality, and has a finish that can please the wine drinker in all of us.
2013 Center Cut Cabernet Sauvignon - California
“A Perfect wine for the steak lover in us all”
Distinctively complex, this Cabernet Sauvignon establishes itself with aromas of deep blackberry, dark plum, with rich, round flavors of espresso, dark chocolate, and cedar smoke all layered with toasty oak.
2013 Cloud Valley Pinot Noir - California
“Elegant and radiant California Pinot.”
This elegant, light-bodied Pinot Noir opens with graceful aromas of sweet cherries, strawberries and a slight earthiness, followed by soft flavors of vanilla, light oak and ripe raspberry.
2014 Coorong Reserve Shiraz - South Eastern Australia
“This wine makes any barbecue a hit.”
Coorong Shiraz has intense aromas of smoke, dark fruit, and subtle hints of mint with spicy blackberry and plum flavors on the palate. This wine is perfect for the barbecue and all sorts of meats and game.
2014 Costa Hermosa Chardonnay - Curico, Valle Central, Chile
“The Chardonnay that everybody loves.”
This “say no to oak” style of Chardonnay has an appealing bright lemon yellow color, lifted citrus and tropical fruit aromas with flavors of ripe tropical citrus and pineapple, a medium body and a well-balanced finish.
2013 Carlingford Vineyards Chardonnay - California
“Rich, round, and floral. A true delight to drink.”
Notes of poached pear, apple, fresh flowers and vanilla with an inviting and tropical nose. It is fresh and playful on the palate, filling your mouth with a lanolin-like texture, lime zest and great acidity through the finish.
2014 Turnstone Sauvignon Blanc - Valle Central, Chile
“Absolutely refreshing and delicious”
Gentle perfume of honeysuckle and jasmine, leading to flavors of Asian pear and honeydew melon, finishing with balanced kiwi fruit, grassy notes, and bell pepper.
2013 Blume Verdejo - D.O. Rueda, Spain
“A true delight to sip from beginning to end”
The color is pale yellow with golden hues and elegant flavors of citrus, juicy tangerine, orange peel and white flowers with subtle fennel pollen, finishing with integrated balanced acidity, medium body and a fresh lingering finish.
2013 Viña Antigua Special Selection Chardonnay - Mendoza, Argentina
"Perfectly balanced Mendoza Chardonnay”
Very well balanced with the perfect amount of green apple and pear notes, creamy layers and a vibrant but delicate finish that is absolutely pleasing to the senses. Not too oaked, not too buttery, not too acidic, just right.
2013 Bayshore Pinot Grigio - California
“A fun crowd-pleasing white wine”
The gorgeous aromas jump out of the glass and delicious flavors of melon, citrus and tangerine are completed by a refreshing thread of crisp acidity.