Saturday Steals Mixed Case + Upgrade
Your Saturday Steals Mixed Case + Upgrade includes:
Secrets De Bordeaux Red Blend - Bordeaux, France - (x1)
Made from an auspicious blend of 70% Merlot and 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 2012 Secrets De Bordeaux is a smooth and well-balanced red from France’s most-storied wine region. Enjoy it with your favorite cheeses.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition
Duc De Castellac Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot - Berserac, France - (x1)
The label of 2014 Duc De Castellac Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot Bergerac features the Maison de Peyrarède, where Louis XIII is rumored to have spent the night. This Bergerac mansion is sophisticated and elegant—emblematic of this soft, fruit-driven, and lightly oaked blend of classic French grapes. Savor this exquisite red in a mansion of your own.
Voluptueux Malbec - Cahors, France - (x1)
Revel in this elegant French Malbec. It’s smooth and fruity, loaded with flavors of black fruits and spices. 2015 Voluptueux Malbec hails from the home of Malbec, southwest France’s Cahors, which is located on a u-shaped bend in the beautiful River Lot. This wine comes alive when paired with red meats and cheeses.
Val di Botte Sangiovese I.G.T - Puglia, Italy - (x1)
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
Winery of Good Hope Oceanside Cabernet Sauvignon-Merlot - South Africa - (x1)
Hailing from Stellenbosch, outside of Cape Town, this harmonious red blend is fresh and fragrant with aromas of red fruit and local South African flowers. Combining two of the world’s favorite red wine grapes, Winery of Good Hope Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot is supple and beautiful with a savory finish.
Yapa Carmenere - Colchagua Valley, Chile - (x1)
Carmanere is a dry, medium-bodied red with Bordeaux origins and a Chilean pedigree. Yapa Carmenere is a vivid, violet red color with aromas of fresh raspberries and cherries that follow through on the palate with spices and bittersweet chocolate. Serve this wine with a zesty pork dish, or a hearty tomato seafood stew.
Vinum Chenin Blanc - South Africa - (x1)
Vinum Africa has succeeded in making a beautiful wine from an oft-neglected grape. Chenin Blanc was once known as the “ugly duckling of Stellenbosch,” but Vinum has nurtured it into a vibrant and elegant white, with exciting aromas of white petals and crisp citrus. The palate has layers of fresh lime and gentle spices, underscored by fruit, and finished with a refreshing minerality. Enjoy Vinum Chenin Blanc with food of your choice. We find that it’s especially delicious with the spices in Thai and Indian food.
Qapay Sauvignon Blanc - Valle Central, France - (x1)
Qapay Sauvignon Blanc is a citrusy and fresh white wine made from central Chilean grapes. The region’s wonderful sun and consistently dry growing season create near-perfect ripening conditions. Taste for grapefruit and green apple followed by zesty green fruits and a long, crisp finish. Enjoy Qapay Sauvignon Blanc as an aperitif or cocktail wine, and keep pouring it throughout your meal. It’s ideal with arugula, fennel, or roasted bell peppers salads, and richer white meats like pork and lobster.
Les Chartrons Bordeaux Blanc - Bordeaux, France - (x1)
While less than 10% of the wine produced in France’s historic Bordeaux region is white, connoisseurs seek these rarefied wines for their light and fruity profiles. 2015 Les Chartrons Bordeaux Blanc is a delicate and surprisingly complex white, with zesty flavors of citrus, grass, and gooseberry, which are mellowed by a lovely note of honeysuckle. This wine entices Sauvignon Blanc lovers, and perfectly complements dishes with fresh green herbs, lime, and garlic.
Big Cirrus Chardonnay - Valle Central, Chile - (x1)
Chilean Chardonnays are picked earlier, capturing a green essence that sets them apart from their California counterparts. Big Cirrus flaunts vibrant green apple and citrus zest flavors with a clean and smooth finish that lingers on the palate. If you prefer crisper Chardonnays, Big Cirrus Single Estate is your next white wine.
Cala De Poeti Vermentino I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy - (x1)
Made from 100% Vermentino grapes nourished by sea breezes in sunny Tuscany, 2015 Cala de Poeti Vermentino bursts with opulent flavor and a radiant freshness. This carefree Italian white is complex, with notes of peaches, flowers, sage, and rosemary, and a nice minerality. We love it chilled with chicken salad, and it’s lovely with any white meat or fish.
Ballard Lane Sauvignon Blanc - Central Coast, California - (x1)
Nurtured by the beautiful sun in California’s Central Valley, the grapes in 2013 Ballard Lane Sauvignon Blanc are ripened fully, resulting in this refreshing and delicious white wine. Supremely food-friendly, 2013 Ballard Lane Sauvignon Blanc exhibits lovely notes of guava and atemoya while giving forth a current of mineral and structure.
Cala de Poeti Maremma Toscana - (x3)
Maremma is Italy’s Wild West. This gorgeous section of Tuscan coastline is a landscape of white sandy beaches, umbrella pines, strawberry trees, oak trees and heather that gives way as one drives inland to classic rolling hills covered in olive trees and magnificent vineyards. This beautiful land’s sun, sand, clay, and sea breezes unite to impart the meticulously pruned grapes in 2013 Cala de Poeti Maremma with an exceptional quality. Pour a glass of this complex, ruby red Tuscan favorite and savor intense, vinous aromas that lead into a dry, fruity flavor that summons cherries, blackberries, and violets. The soft tannins and persistent finish make Cala de Poeti Maremma the ideal pairing for highly flavorful foods like grilled red meat, lasagna, and aged cheeses.