National Picnic Day Reds Case
Your National Picnic Day Reds Case contains two bottles each of
Granite Ridge Reserve Pinot Noir
Delicate, small Pinot Noir grapes are notoriously difficult to grow. When properly ripened, they result in one of the most coveted red wines in the world. Staying true to the varietal’s light, bright red color, Granite Ridge Pinot Noir has beautiful cherry and cranberry flavors, hints of fresh herbs, and an elegant, low-acid mouth feel. Granite Ridge Pinot Noir is a crowd-pleaser, pairing with a wide variety of foods, from meatier fishes, to gamier poultry, to herb-covered white pizza.
Villa Amoroso Toscana Rosso
This central Italian red boasts up-front flavors of raspberry and strawberry with hints of roasted pepper and fresh herbs. The finish is light to medium with a smooth tannin structure. Pour Val di Botte Toscana Rosso with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes, especially if you open it early and let it breathe before drinking.
Chateau Canon LaForet Bordeaux Superieur
With its clay and limestone soil, and 30-year-old vines, Bordeaux’s Saint-Emillion is beloved for charming wines, like the ones that Château Canon LaForêt has been producing for more than half a century. On Château Canon LaForêt Bordeaux Supérieur, the nose of red fruit and cherries is very pronounced, with a velvety, tender, and unctuous mouthfeel, finishing with an ideal balance.
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.
Cantus Sangiovese di Puglia I.G.T.
At our favorite dinner parties, every dish is a celebration and every remark gets a hearty laugh. Hailing from the olive oil-rich heel of Italy’s boot, Cantus Sangiovese di Puglia IGT will liven up any meal with bold berry flavors and aromas of figs and dried cherries. Serve a bottle (or two) of this dry and earthy red with fresh vegetables, fruity tomatoes, and your favorite Italian dishes.
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. Monarch Glen Merlot has seen a lot of success on the awards circuit this year, with Silver Medals in the Winemaker Challenge (88 points), Toast of the Coast (87 points), San Francisco Chronicle, and West Coast wine competitions.