Five Buck Friday Mixed 15-Pack
Your Five Buck Friday Mixed 15-Pack includes
Cuvèe Joëlle 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
Located directly between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Chile’s Central Valley is a land of beautiful options. Camartina Carmanere speaks to this beauty and versatility with aromas of fresh raspberries and cherries, along with notes of herbs and toasted coffee beans. The aromas follow through on the palate with red fruits, spices and bittersweet chocolate. Whether you prefer the mountains, the beach, or want a little bit of both, you will find joy in this delicious Chilean red. Serve it with a zesty pork dish, or a hearty tomato seafood stew.
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 red with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Sunset International Wine Competition 2016
Kiyapura Cabernet Sauvignon
A bright ruby red, this Chilean cab gives off charming aromas of ripe red fruit and black pepper, with a hint of vanilla. Chocolate and red berries define the palate, with subtle notes of coffee in the finish. Full-bodied with elegant tannins, there is no mistaking that this is a big, brilliant, and juicy red.
Ruby Vine Red Blend
This bright and robust California red is one of the most versatile wines we’ve encountered. Enjoy Ruby Vine Red Blend on its own or with a meal of your choice. It offers aromas of juniper with flavors of dried fig and caramelized vanilla that soften and expand when given time to breathe.
Treehaven Lane Barbera
This luscious and supremely drinkable darker red wine is best enjoyed in its youthful stages, where juicy flavors of blackberry and cherry mingle merrily with a subtle note of vanilla. 2015 Treehaven Lane Barbera has a bright acidity that makes it a delicious pairing with dark meats, mushroom and herb dishes, and even blue cheese.
Think of this ripe, Spanish-style red as the guest who takes the festivities to the next level. Raspberry, strawberry, plum, and black currant flavors start in the aroma and get everyone dancing through to the party’s satisfying finish. Open Kepe Tempranillo anytime and invite it by to enjoy your favorite foods like pizza, pasta, and grilled meats.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016
Val di Botte Sangiovese IGT
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 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, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Cala de Poeti Bianco
We love our white wines fresh and fruity, with a dryness that makes us excited for the next sip. Cala de Poeti Vino Bianco is made to please, with pleasant, fruity and floral aromas, followed by tasty flavors of green apple, melon, and lemon zest. The finish is vibrant and refreshing, making this wine perfect when enjoyed with a friend, and a favorite fish or white meat meal.
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.
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
Exclusive Albarrada White is a terrific example of the excellent wines coming from Portugal, the new country to watch in the wine world. It features Roupiero and Rabo-de-Ovelha, two of the country’s native white grapes. Let Albarrada White be your introduction to Portuguese wine.
Villa Amoroso Pinot Grigio
Villa Amoroso brings you the quintessential Italian Pinot Grigio. In Italy’s legendary Pavia region, deliciously sunny days and crisp winter nights allow grapes to ripen consistently, resulting in the perfect balance of flavor and acidity. Villa Amoroso Pinot Grigio Pavia is crisp and refreshing, with flavors of citrus zest, apples, pears and nectarines, accompanied by mild notes of almond and ginger. Drink it ice cold.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
La Petite Tour Classic White
La Petite Tour winery has been a highlight of California’s wine scene since the 1980s. Over the years, this white blend has remained a family favorite, and was originally only made in small lots for their own table. La Petite Tour Classic White is a delicately aromatic, medium-bodied wine with flavors of ripe pear and surprisingly bright citrus notes. It’s a versatile food wine, that pairs well with fish, grilled chicken or vegetables, and we’ve found that it’s the bottle that thrills white wine fans…and converts red wine drinkers.
Multiple Award Winner: 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Grand Harvest Awards 2015
Kepe Rosado is a Tempranillo Rosé of the highest quality, with a beauty that’s immediately apparent when you pour a raspberry-hued glass. Intense raspberry and blueberry aromas move into a balanced, fresh and fruity flavor with a long aftertaste. This summery wine is mouth-filling and tasty. Serve it ice cold with all kinds of rice dishes, lightly-seasoned pastas, white meat and fish.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016