National Prime Rib Day Reds Case + Reds Upgrade Trio
Your Reds Upgrade Trio includes one bottle each of:
2012 River's End Monterey Cabernet Sauvignon - Monterey, California
Monterey’s Salinas Valley, the home of this delicious Cabernet Sauvignon, receives intense sunshine throughout the day. At night, cool air funnels in from the Pacific Ocean, giving the vines optimal balance to fully ripen. The end result is River’s End Cabernet, a satisfying and youthful red with flavors of black currant, cherry, red bell pepper, and baking spices.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle
2015 OM Pinot Noir - California
This robust and spiritual California red offers divine flavors of strawberry, pomegranate, and cola, and a hint of clove. It is a revelation when paired with transcendently spicy dishes.
Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition
2014 Stone and Glass Zinfandel - Lodi, California
You’ve unearthed a timeless gem. 2015 Stone & Glass Pinot Noir is a California classic, with flavors of bright red fruits like strawberry and cherry, plus a fetching note of spice that carries it into a subtle and creamy finish.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
Your National Prime Rib Day Reds Case includes one bottle each of:
2015 Black Fox Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon - California
This complex California red pleases by weaving flavors of currant and black cherry in with notes of violet and vanilla. Making good on an award-winning heritage, 2015 Black Fox Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy-drinking California favorite that we love with savory steaks and burgers.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle; Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
2015 El Portal Syrah - California
“Big” is the first word that comes to mind when you sip a glass of 2015 El Portal Syrah. It’s a big, full-bodied wine that is a rich, dark purple color in the glass. It excites with big flavors of dark berries, and savory notes of pepper and olive. Finally, it holds its own with smoky meats and soft cheeses, so this is the wine that you want with a big burger. Go big! Open a bottle and start the charcoal now.
2013 James and Bell Zinfandel - California
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, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 Cépage Merlot - Vin de Pays, France
This round, fruit-driven Merlot expresses the character of its French soil. Produced by Bordeaux wine magnate Bernard Magrez, smooth Cepage Merlot pours forth with an aromatic elegance that makes it the ideal partner for red meats and sharp cheeses.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 International Women’s Wine Competition
2015 Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia I.G.T. - Puglia, Italy
Think of that perfectly broken-in pair of boots. They’re tough enough for bad weather, but refined enough to add something to your favorite suit. Bertoli Primitivo di Puglia IGT is those boots. This powerful red, from Italy’s heel, is soft and deep with flavorful vanilla, raspberry and spice notes. Pack it for a trip, or pair it with spicy sausages, venison, duck, or tomato dishes like chili and lasagna.
Multiple Award Winner: 92-point Gold Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Compeition
2016 Tremo Tempranillo
Spain’s signature red grape Tempranillo is celebrated around the world for its big fruit flavors. 2016 Tremo Tempranillo is from Spain’s famous Rioja region, and has a Platinum Medal-winning heritage. This exciting new vintage explodes with flavors of strawberry, plum, and black currant that ride along on soft tannins, making for a fruity wine that we love with pizza, burgers, and Mexican food.
2014 Jean Boisselier Red Blend - Coteaux Bourguignon, France
This soft and subtle French red comes to us from Coteaux Bourguignons, a newly designated region that includes Burgundy. 2014 Jean Boisselier Coteaux Bourguignons AOP features Gamay grapes, members of the Pinot Noir family that produce light-bodied reds like this easy-drinking summer favorite. Pour a glass and enjoy prominent strawberry and raspberry flavors followed by a subtle hint of black pepper. This wine is delicious chilled to around 54 degrees, especially when paired with poultry, rabbit, tomato sauces, and steamed vegetables. The soft tannins even complement fish, for those who love reds over everything.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
2015 Nectar Grenache - France
The name Nectar isn’t a reference to the wine's style but to nektar, the drink of the Gods. True to the heavenly style of French Grenache, this herbaceous red is rich with flavors of dried strawberries, plus a balance of tobacco and white pepper.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2015 Val di Botte Chianti D.O.C.G. - Chianti, Tuscany, Italy
Chianti is a region in Tuscany, Italy where the wines rival the best in the world. Val Di Botte Chianti is 85% Sangiovese, topped off with a blend of Canaiolo Nero and Cabernet Sauvignon. The results are intense but refined, with a wild berry flavors and a slight smokiness. This Chianti is a delight at the dinner table. Enjoy it with cheese and charcuterie, hearty pastas, pizza, and meat or fish.
2015 Treehaven 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 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.
2016 Bianchi Malbec - Argentina
This silky Argentinean red is made from handpicked grapes, grown at the foot of the Andes in San Rafael, Mendoza. 2016 Bianchi Malbec is an oak-aged wine with plum and black cherry aromatics, and a note of smoke that persists on the mouth, ending in a round and harmonious finish.
2015 Geja's Private Reserve Big Bold Red - California
This exciting new vintage of a multiple award-winning favorite stays true to its name. 2015 Geja’s Big Bold Red has a fresh and forward profile that starts with intense fruit aromas and follows through with ripe flavors of dark cherry and rhubarb, topped off by tasty notes of mocha and vanilla. The result is a smooth and highly drinkable California red that you are sure to enjoy.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle; Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition