Friends and Family Mixed Case + European Tour Trio
Your European Tour Trio includes one bottle each of:
2014 Fuerza de la Tierra Tempranillo Crianza - La Mancha, Spain
Crianza is a Rioja wine that has been aged in oak for one year, then aged in the bottle for another year. The oak adds a savory complexity to the naturally fruity Tempranillo grapes, creating a quintessential Spanish red that pleases Cabernet Sauvignon lovers around the world. 2013 Fuer za de la Tierra La Mancha Tempranillo Crianza is a terrific example of Crianza, featuring 10% Cabernet Sauvignon for added complexity, soft tannins, and juicy red fruit flavors with a hint of vanilla. Enjoy it with your favorite food.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2014 Le Parlement Bordeaux - Bordeaux, France
Perfectly balanced 2014 Le Parlement Bordeaux Rouge draws its savory and complex character from the soil, climate, and time-tested traditions that make up Bordeaux’s inimitable terroir. This supple, smooth-drinking red is vivid in the glass, and thrills the palate with flavors of black cherry and currant, hints of cedar, silky tannins, and a well-rounded finish. Made from a thoughtful blend of 60% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 15% Cabernet Franc.
Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Competition; Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2015 Domaine du Menard White Blend - Cotes Du Gascogne, France
Southern France’s Domaine de Ménard has been producing international award-winning wines and cultivating vineyards in Gascogne since 1920. This white blend exemplifies the region’s vibrant wines with a blend of local Colombard, Sauvignon and Gros Manseng grapes, resulting in an aromatic, elegant and crisp white, with tropical fruit notes and green flavors. Enjoy it with shellfish.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Your Friends and Family Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
Cantus Vino Rosso - Central Italy
Open this non-vintage 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.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
2016 Princesse Joyeuse Vin Rouge - Comte Tolosan, France
Rich and dark Malbec. Friendly and fruity Merlot. These French icons meet cute in each glass of 2016 Princesse Joyeuse Vin Rouge, a versatile red with delicious flavors of black cherry and currant that mingle with savory spice and leather notes.
2016 Poco a Poco Tempranillo - Spain
Tempranillo is a powerful and oaky Spanish red that is beloved throughout Europe, but under the radar in the U.S. Open a bottle and enjoy bold flavors of cherry, plum, sweet tobacco, tomato, and vanilla. The last two vintages of Poco a Poco Tempranillo have both won multiple awards, and expectations are high for the 2016. Pair yours with your favorite foods—pizza, burgers, Mexican food, tomato-based Italian meals—and taste why the judges are so excited.
2016 El Principle de Villa Red Blend - Navarra, Spain
Located in what is often called the Basque region of Spain, Navarra is known for versatile and enjoyable, full-bodied red wines like this selection. Pour a glass and enjoy rich red fruit notes as you are transported to the locale that inspired legendary author Ernest Hemingway’s best-known work.
2016 Nguilleu Merlot - Central Valley, Chile
This soft and fruit-driven red pleases with peppery notes and a slight hint of chocolate. 2016 Nguilleu Merlot joins us from Chile's stylish Valle Central, and is a wonderful companion for a meal, especially if it’s a picnic.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 Critics Challenge Wine & Spirits Competition
2016 River's End Merlot - California
With a Gold Medal-winning heritage and the ability to turn any meal into a special occasion, 2016 River’s End Reserve Merlot is the red wine that you want in your cellar. Uncork a bottle of this medium-bodied California favorite and savor notes of red fruit that carry from the aromas to the flavors, where they’re joined by a smooth touch of oak. This popular red has smooth tannins, which make it an easy pairing with a variety of foods, from rich beef stew to chicken and fish dishes. Keep this versatile red on-hand for meals, guests, or any scenario that calls for wine.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
La Galleria Bianco - Italy
With a composition that focuses on Italy’s beloved Trebbiano Bianco grapes, fresh and dry La Galleria Toscana Bianco is a masterpiece of Italian winemaking. This versatile, non-vintage white is pale and straw-like in the glass, while the nose reveals fruity and floral aromas that lead into vibrant flavors of green apple, melon and lemon zest. This refreshing white is the perfect companion for a warm afternoon, or your next gallery opening.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 New York International Wine Competition
2016 Cuvèe Joëlle White Blend - Comte Tolosan, France
This graceful blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Loin De L’oeil grapes entices lovers of French wine. Sauvignon Blanc excites with zesty notes of gooseberry and citrus while Loin De L’oeil adds a vibrancy and full-bodied feel. Enjoy it with seafood and crisp salads.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 New York International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
2016 Fuerza de la Tierra White Blend - La Mancha, Spain
This lively Spanish blend features Sauvignon Blanc and Verdejo grapes that were cold macerated to preserve their lively aromas of citrus and white flower. 2015 Fuerza De La Tierra White is a glossy pale yellow in the glass, and velvety on the palate. Enjoy it chilled.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2016 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. 2016 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: Silver Medal, 2017 New York International Wine Competition Bronze Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
2016 Paperbark Chardonnay - South Australia
From a fifth-generation winemaking family in southern Australia’s historic Barossa Valley region, Paperbark wines are as loveable as their namesake, an Australian tree with peeling bark and fluffy white flowers. 2016 Paperbark Chardonnay is a pale yellow in the glass, sharing aromas of ripe peach with notes of tart citrus. This barrel-matured wine’s palate is medium bodied, with notes of nougat and spice from wild fermentation, and a hint of vanilla from oak aging.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 San Francisco International Wine Competition
2015 Harvest Tree Sauvignon Blanc – Lodi, California
California’s sunny Lodi region is one of the largest producers of Sauvignon Blanc, using its classic Mediterranean growing climate to nurture the beloved grape, and produce crisp white wines like 2015 Harvest Tree Sauvignon Blanc. Pour a glass and enjoy aromas and flavors of tropical fruit and citrus with a bright finish.