New Year's Sale Premium Mixed 15-Pack
Your New Year's Sale Premium Mixed 15-Pack includes one bottle each of:
Nguilleu Cabernet Sauvignon - Central Valley, Chile
Named for a sun-like, fruit-bearing plant that grows in the southern Andes mountains, Nguilleu wines are emblematic of the balance of tradition and innovation that characterizes the growing Chilean wine scene. 2015 Nguilleu Cabernet Sauvignon is a smoky and savory take on this beloved red wine varietal. Tart flavors of cherry, cranberry, and red currant ride along on silky tannins, mingling with a smoky overlay that starts on the nose and floats through to the finish. We suggest pairing this powerful red with spicy, rich foods, like Mexican pork with red sauce.
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge - Comte Tolosan, France
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge is the captivating and delightful French red that any wine lover can enjoy on a daily basis. The 2015 vintage offers soft flavors of black cherry, with tart currants and white pepper, and leathery notes. It makes us smile. We’re sure it will do the same for you.
Val di Botte Sangiovese I.G.T - Puglia, Italy
With unlimited coastal access, warm Southern Italian sun, and 24-hour cool breezes, the Puglia wine region produces balanced, fruity grapes which match the local, tomato-rich food. If you want an earthy red to go with your favorite pizza or pasta, Val di Botte Sangiovese Puglia is what you’re looking for, especially if you decant it for half an hour to let the flavors of red currant and raspberry really open up.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition
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
Haut Vignac Red Blend - Perigord, Southwest France
The grapes in 2015 Haut Vignac Périgord are grown near the Dordogne River in beautiful southwest France, and produce an attractive, ruby red wine. This thoughtful blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc engages the drinker with fruity and pleasant aromas. The first sip delights with a soft and fruity flavor, rounded out by soft tannins. Indulge in this wine whenever you want to savor something beautiful, but be sure to keep a bottle or two on hand next time you’re enjoying grilled food.
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).
Fair Oaks Zinfandel - California
Fair Oaks’ claret-style Zinfandel is packed with rich berry jam flavors and hints of black pepper and anise. A nice touch of acidity creates a clean, food friendly finish. Our expert wine panel enjoyed it from appetizers through to dessert and wished they had more.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
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.
Bayshore Vintners Pinot Grigio - California
Pinot Grigio is one of the most refreshing white wines you can drink—the perfect companion to a meal on a hot summer day. The 2016 vintage of Bayshore Vintners Pinot Grigio continues in this proud tradition. Made from grapes grown on one of California’s oldest Pinot Grigio vineyards, this fruit-driven white dances across the tongue with a crisp acidity and delicious flavors of melon and tangerine.
Val di Botte Toscana Bianco I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
Made from a blend of some of Italy’s most beloved grapes, including 70% Trebbiano Bianco, fresh and dry Val Di Botte Toscana Bianco has everything you could 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.
Multiple Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2015 Grand Harvest Awards 2015
Hayton Family Reserve Chardonnay - California
Citrus, apple and tropical fruit flavors mingle with a gentle acidity in this light, unoaked Chardonnay. 2015 Hayton Family Reserve Chardonnay is remarkably refreshing, and begs for a pairing with buttery seafood, chicken, or pasta dishes, and even savory sides like mashed potatoes and gravy.
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
Treehaven Lane Chardonnay - California
This classic, fruit-forward Chardonnay offers lush flavors of apple, citrus and melon, with a note of hazelnut. 2014 Treehaven Lane Chardonnay has a naturally crisp acidity that adds structure and carries the fruit flavors through a clean, dry finish. We love to serve this multiple award-winner with fresh seafood or poultry, especially dishes featuring an herbed cream or butter sauce.
Multiple Award Winner: Double Gold Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition; 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
La Petite Tour Classic White - Callifornia
La Petite Tour winery has been a highlight of California’s wine scene since the 1980s. Over the years, this white blend has remained a family favorite, and was originally only made in small lots for their own table. La Petite Tour Classic White is a delicately aromatic, medium-bodied wine with flavors of ripe pear and surprisingly bright citrus notes. It’s a versatile food wine, that pairs well with fish, grilled chicken or vegetables, and we’ve found that it’s the bottle that thrills white wine fans…and converts red wine drinkers.
Multiple Award Winner: 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
Maison Gourmand Vin Blanc - Comte Tolosan, France
This fresh white features a harmonious blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Loin de l’Oeil grapes, picked at perfect ripeness to convey southwest France’s incomparable terroir. Maison Gourmand Vin Blanc is a luxurious, full-bodied white that offers a fruity flavor profile with heavy notes of citrus. Enjoy it throughout a meal, as it compliments light seafood pastas and desserts like apple tart.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Berlin Wine Competition