Spring Sale Mixed Case
Your Spring Sale Mixed Pack includes the following selection of wines:
Coastal Passage Pinot Noir
A very expressive wine aromatically with lychee, cranberry, cola, raspberry, and red cherries abounding with hints of cinnamon and clove, wildflowers and cacao. This wine has a bright, food-friendly profile. The perfect companion to any foods with spice.
Contempo Cabernet Sauvignon
Dark cherry, Rich Blackcurrant, full and robust. Words to describe California Cabernet. There are many styles of making California Cabernet from lean to bold. While the bold is more common, producers are hoping on the latest trend of making leaner Cabernet in body that has the full-bodied flavors. Contempo has done just that with their latest releases of Cabernet Sauvignon. A blend of all California based Cab fruit, this wine delivers full cherry and blackcurrant flavors without the weighted mouth feel, making it a wine to enjoy anytime.
Long Chase Cabernet Sauvignon
A 2013 Vintage Cabernet, this wine has flavors of cherry, raspberry and cinnamon with a medium finish and a light mouth feel. This is a wine that can be enjoyed every day no matter what you are doing, ordering pizza from your favorite neighborhood joint or grilling with lots of friends.
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. Concentrated blackberry and cherry aromas are joined by notes of black currant, plum, spice and violet. Fruit forward flavors are accented with a touch of sweet tobacco and spice. A smooth texture and ripe tannins make this wine very food friendly.
Burke Family Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon
Burke Family Reserve Cabernet is an enjoyable wine from the moment the cork is popped. Made in the classic style, this wine serves up blackberry, currant, fresh herbs, and a hint of cedar with the lush fruit guiding you along the way.
Merlot is one of the most food friendly wines available. The flavors that exist in Merlot mingle perfectly with all sorts of herbed, spiced, and glazed meats and vegetables. This ruby-red treat tantalizes with aromas of dark cherry, plum, and herbs, followed by flavors of black currant and cherry with hints of chocolate and tobacco. Pair this wine with roasted rack of lamb with fresh herbs and root vegetables.
Bayshore Pinot Grigio
This lovely wine from Bayshore is produced from one of the first vineyards in California planted with Pinot Grigio that originally focused on dessert wines. That is until a wine importer, seeing the potential for table wines, used these grapes 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 refreshing thread of crisp acidity.
A crisp white that delivers flavors of melon, honey, and citrus with a vibrant but slightly weighted finish. It’s a wine that at the price, is perfect for having around, chilled, ready to go at a moment’s notice.
Coastal Passage Chardonnay
This wine opens with aromas of daffodil, pear, and apples, with hints of freshly baked French bread. Flavors range from peach to lemon tart and crème fraiche with rich mid-palate texture and a finish of grapefruit and green apple.
In California, Viognier is widely used as a blending grape but make no mistake, this variety is in a class all of its own. It's dry but with flavors of melon and peach, with hints of banana and vanilla, this is a wine that shines with so many food dishes that it's hard to name just one. Rest assured, that this wine is no slouch by itself and can be a cocktail party wine that everybody will enjoy.
Cannery Row Chardonnay
Based in Monterey County along California’s famed Central Coast, this talented winemaker blended fruit from a cool-climate vineyard along the Arroyo Seco riverbed with a small lot from a warm inland valley. The result: a stylish, delicious, classic California Chardonnay. Its fresh fruit aromas lead to flavors of apple, nectarine and ripe juicy melon. A hint of toasty oak and vanilla from oak aging adds depth and complexity, while a balancing acidity keeps it refreshing.
Carma Sauvignon Blanc
Carma is a clean, citrusy, lean and fresh wine. The nose is full of grapefruit and green apple followed by zesty flavors of green fruits, lime, and floral notes and a long, crisp finish. Outstanding as an aperitif or a cocktail wine, it is also ideal with salads using arugula, fennel, or roasted bell peppers, and is a refreshing companion for richer white meats like pork and lobster.