Happy Hanukkah Mixed Case
Your Happy Hanukkah Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon - California
Light and versatile California Cabernet Sauvignon with tasty flavors of raspberry and cherry that gain complexity through a baking spice note. 2015 Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon is the bottle you want to uncork with a pizza, a couple friends, and your favorite John Coltrane album (we suggest Live at Birdland).
Sierra Trails Old Vines Zinfandel - California
Coming to us from some of the oldest Zinfandel plantings in California, Sierra Trails Old Vine Zinfandel is a complex red with aromas of ripe berry, dried plum, and red currants. The flavor hints at tobacco, black pepper, and sweet oak, which carries the fruits through a lingering finish.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Trebuchet Red Blend - Western Cape, South Africa
This earthy and dark Bordeaux-style red hails from South Africa, and is named to commemorate a working Shropshire-built trebuchet on its estate. Made from a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec, 2014 Trebuchet Red Blend is a deep garnet-purple color in the glass, with flavors of ripe blackberries and plums, accompanied by earthy undertones. Firm tannins provide ample weight and structure, smoothed by gentle oak. This is the wine you want next time you’re cooking steak.
Poco a Poco Tempranillo - Spain
Tempranillo is a powerful and oaky red wine from the Iberian Peninsula. Until recently, it was only enjoyed outside of Europe by in-the-know wine drinkers. Poco a Poco shines brightly among the innovators who have recently been bringing this under-the-radar red to broader audiences. Poco a Poco means "bit by bit," which describes the careful steps taken in making this balanced wine that features bold flavors of cherry, plum, sweet tobacco, tomato, and vanilla.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Treehaven Lane Petite Sirah - California
Petite Sirah is a spicy, medium-bodied red that is beloved for its beautiful, deep color. Treehaven’s take on this fan-favorite offers flavors of sugar plum, smashed blueberry, black pepper, and baker’s chocolate. Petite SIrah grapes are rare, with French origin. Now, they are mainly grown in California, and take 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, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Vista de la Luna Pinot Noir Reserve - Valle Central, Chile
Earthy aromas and tart notes of cherry carry this bold Pinot Noir from Chile’s Central Valley to your table, where they will make new fans of Cabernet Sauvignon lovers.
Val di Botte Pinot Grigio I.G.T. - Pavia, Italy
Light and refreshing Val Di Botte Pinot Grigio is the quintessential summertime wine. It’s made with grapes grown south of Milan and close to the Italian Alps, the definitive source for the world’s best Pinot Grigio. This low-alcohol white flaunts citrus zest, apple, pears and nectarine flavors that mingle with slight almond and ginger notes. Serve it ice cold to maximize the crispness.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Suben Riesling - Mosel, Germany
Life is sweet when you open this classic off-dry white from the hilled vineyards of Germany. 2015 Süßen Riesling hails from the lauded Mosel river valley, with a ripe and honeyed profile that pairs well with Chinese, Thai, and Indian food. Pronounce it “ZOOH-sin.”
Snickerdoodle Chardonnay - California
Crisp, refreshing Chardonnay is the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of white wine. Snickerdoodle makes a fresh Chardonnay, with flavors of green apple, nectarine and juicy melon. A subtle hint of oak adds complexity without cutting into the wine’s crispness, resulting in a delicious gem of a California Chardonnay.
Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal; 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition
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. 2015 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.
Moon Crest Sauvignon Blanc - California
Fresh with aromas of melon, freshly cut grass, green apple, sweet citrus zest and fig, this zesty Sauvignon Blanc complements sharper flavors like fresh herbs, tomatoes and smoked fish.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
Boondaree Verdehlo - Southeastern Australia
Verdelho are white grapes from Portugal that have spread across the world, producing dynamic white wines in Spain and, now, Australia. 2015 Boondaree Verdelho carries flavors of candied banana, apple, and lemon, with a fresh acidity. This wine pleases Chardonnay-lovers and mingles well with heavier fishes, roast chicken and root vegetables, and creamy pastas.