Spring Picks Assortment Reds
2015 Cantus Sangiovese di Puglia IGT, Italy (x2)
Celebratory Italian red. Dry and earthy with fig and dried cherry aromas, and bold berry flavors. Delicious with fresh vegetables and fruity tomatoes.
2015 Poco a Poco Tempranillo, Spain (x2)
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 to finesse this balanced wine that features bold flavors of cherry, plum, sweet tobacco, tomato, and vanilla.
2012 River's End Cabernet Sauvignon, California (x2)
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.
2015 Nguilleu Merlot, Chile (x2)
This crowd-pleasing Merlot hails from Chile’s Valle Central, the newest international wine hotspot. The flavors are soft and fruit-driven, making a wonderful companion for a meal, or for your favorite companions.
2015 Monarch Glen Merlot, California (x2)
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.
2015 Pretium Malbec, France (x2)
Made from 100% Malbec grapes, this elegant red seduces with summery notes of red and black fruits like raspberry, black currant, and blackberry. From southwest France’s Cahors region, smooth and fruity Pretium Malbec is delightful as an aperitif, and ready to be enjoyed with flavorful meat dishes like beef tajine, chicken curry, and spiced leg of lamb.