Golden State Reds Case
Your Golden State Reds Case includes two bottles each of
Bear Hug Barrel Select Cabernet Sauvignon
We are particularly excited about this exclusive, barrel select Cabernet Sauvignon from California. First pass with your nose brings enticing aromas of ripe cherries, flowers, and cotton candy. After opening, this wine is even tastier if you let it sit for 30 minutes, giving the delicious flavors the chance to stretch out. No matter how long you wait, the first sip will have you savoring bright cherries, cassis, and ripe blackberries with a full and pleasing mouth feel and smooth, easy-going finish.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, West Coast Wine Competition
El Portal Red Blend
Both Zinfandel and Merlot are popular grapes on their own, and this combination with Syrah proves that the sum can be greater than its parts. In this smooth and ripe-flavored red, blackberry and cherry aromas are joined by notes of black currant, plum, spice, and violet. Touches of sweet tobacco and spice accentuate the fruit-forward flavor, making El Portal Red Blend very food friendly.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal Monterey Wine Competition 2016
James and Bell Zinfandel
This unpretentious, understated and easy-drinking red wine captured our attention immediately. Its aromas focus on sweet berry and licorice, while gentle tannins let the delicate fruit flavors shine through.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Treehaven Lane Petite Sirah
Petite Sirah is a spicy, medium-bodied red that is beloved for its beautiful, deep color. Treehaven’s take on this fan-favorite offers aromas of raspberry and strawberry, leading to powerful flavors of crushed red berry fruit and plum jam. This rare grape is of French origin, but is now mainly grown in California, and takes up less than 10,000 planted acres around the world. A great combination for grilled meats, cold cuts, and strong cheeses, Treehaven Petite Sirah is a wine that is sure to get people talking at your next dinner party.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016
Monarch Glen Merlot
Monarch Glen Merlot is a tasty red wine that flaunts aromas of tangy cherry and sweet berries, leading into a clean, dry finish. Looking for a food to pair with this wonderful wine? Try herb-roasted chicken, or grilled rack of lamb with fresh mint.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Burke Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
This classic Cabernet serves up lush blackberry and currant flavors, with hints of fresh herbs and cedar. Burke Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon pairs perfectly with foods with savory, umami flavors like smoky cheeseburgers or mom’s homemade meatloaf.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016