National Pink Day Mixed Case
Your National Pink Day Mixed Case includes one bottle 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.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
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
Abbazia Barbera d' Asti D.O.C.G.
Located in the rolling hills between Milan and Genoa, Asti is known for some of the world’s best wines and cuisine. The Barbera made in Asti is second to none. This elegant wine is full and dry, with firm tannins and ripe red berry flavors. While Barbera ages well, its youthful nature is especially exciting during the young stages of its bottle life.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Tremo Carbonic Maceration Tempranillo
Carbonic Maceration is a cutting edge winemaking method where a carbon dioxide rich environment is used to ferment juice inside the grape. This results in very fruity wines with very little mouth-drying tannins. While most popular in France, Bodega Luis Alegre is using Carbonic Maceration in Spain on masterfully grown Tempranillo and Viura grapes for a juicy wine with an aromatic nose of raspberry, cherry and slight violet notes. Soft acidity provides just enough balance for fresh fruit notes that meet licorice on the finish.
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge
Being able to drink great French wine on a daily basis is beyond the grasp of most wine lovers. We present a solution: Vin Rouge, the captivating and delightful French table wine. You get the character of French terroir for a fraction of the price. Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge has soft flavors of black cherry and raspberry that mingle brilliantly a savory note of leather. It made us smile. We hope it does the same for you.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Cachil Cabernet Sauvignon Reserva
Chile’s Colchagua Valley is known for gorgeous Cabernet Sauvignon, like this reserve offering from Cachil. Cachil Reserva Cabernet Sauvignon boasts beautiful flavors of currants, raspberry and cassis with hints of cocoa. It’s enjoyably lighter than the average cabernet, with a medium body and smooth finish. Taste this excellent red and you’ll understand why Colchagua Valley was named Wine Region of the Year by Wine Enthusiast Magazine.
Bayshore Vintners Founder's Reserve White Blend
This refreshing Bayshore wine comes from one of the first California vineyards to grow Pinot Grigio. The white grapes were originally used for dessert wines, until an importer recognized their great potential and used them to launch a line of food-friendly table wines. Gorgeous aromas jump out of the glass and delicious flavors of melon, citrus, and tangerine are completed by a crisp thread of acidity.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016
Bear Hug Winemaker Select Chardonnay
The term Winemaker Select is used to describe the winemaker’s favorite barrels from a particular vintage. Bear Hug Winemaker Select California Chardonnay is our best of the best, the crispest, most refreshing Chardonnay that you can get. From the first sip, you will be tantalized by delicious flavors of green apple, nectarine, honeysuckle, and melon, all in perfect, harmonious balance.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-Point Gold Medal, Toast of the Coast 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
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.
Abbazia Moscato Rose Dolce
When we think sparkling wine, we think sunny days, a glass or two enjoyed poolside, and a spirit of celebration. Abbazia Rosé Dolce is all of that…in a bottle. With a lovely pink hue, this light and fruity Italian sparkler is perfect with your favorite sweet treat, or enjoyed on its own, by a glistening body of water.
Like a suit that fits so well it’s actually fun to wear, fresh and dry Bertoli Bianco is tailored to be everything you want in a white wine. The color is pale and straw-like. It has pleasant, fruity and floral aromas. The flavor hints at green apple, melon and lemon zest; and the finish is vibrant and refreshing. You’re sophisticated now. Enjoy it.
Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc
When we found Le Parlement Bordeaux Blanc, we were blown away by this delicate, layered white wine with generous flavors of zesty citrus, fresh grass, gooseberry and honeysuckle. White Bordeaux is not on most people's wine radar, but we love this sophisticated wine that has a Sauvignon Blanc’s appeal, with an added complexity that appeals to true enthusiasts. Do not miss this limited wine, which won the Gold for Best Bordeaux Blend in the 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016