Sunday 4 Ways Mixed Case + Mixed Upgrade Trio
Your Sunday 4 Ways Mixed Case + Mixed Upgrade Trio includes one bottle each of:
2014 Lone Cardinal Red Blend - California
Beloved California grapes are birds of a feather in this decadent and dark California blend. Malbec lovers, take note: 2014 Lone Cardinal takes flight with jammy blackberry and blueberry flavors and a hint of dark chocolate, soaring into a long, juicy finish.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 Qapay Syrah Reserva - Valle Central, Chile
This Syrah from Chile’s Maule Valley showcases the region’s traditional winemaking techniques, like dry farming and growing organically. Produced from the booming region’s grapes, the truly terrific Qapay Syrah Reserva offers a harmonious balance of blueberry, blackberry, and boysenberry flavors, accompanied by allspice, fresh herbs, and white pepper.
2015 Cala de Poeti Montepulciano D'Abruzzo D.O.C. - Aburzzo, Italy
Made from 100% Montepulciano grapes grown in a restricted territory on the picturesque central Italian hills, 2015 Cala de Poeti Montepulciano D’Abruzzo is dry and harmonious, with aromas of tobacco and leather. This medium-bodied red was aged in oak for six months, resulting in a robust, ruby-red wine that pairs perfectly with pizza, pasta, meat dishes, and any flavorful Mediterranean foods.
Award Winner: 95-point Platinum medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
2015 Bear Hug Winemaker Select Chardonnay- California
Customers and competition judges loved last year’s vintage of Bear Hug Chardonnay. It won a 93-point Gold Medal, and we couldn’t keep it on the shelf. So, we’re very excited to share the new vintage of this California classic. 2015 Bear Hug Winemaker Select Chardonnay builds on its crisp and refreshing heritage with harmonious notes of tart green apple and tangy nectarine, balanced by some sweet melon and a note of honeysuckle. Add a few bottles to your den, today.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 Cépage Sauvignon Blanc - Vin de Pays, France
There are many reasons to be a fan of Sauvignon Blanc. It is light, refreshing, vibrant, and versatile. Cépage Sauvignon Blanc hails from France, the white grape’s country of origin. With crisp notes of citrus and exotic fruits, Cépage is perfectly balanced with a sense of freshness and a lingering finish. This wine drinks brilliantly on its own, but truly shines when paired with fresh fish and creative salads.
Multiple Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2016 Women's International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition
2015 Vinum Chenin Blanc - South Africa
Vinum Africa is a winery that loves a challenge. So when they looked at Chenin Blanc, the former “ugly duckling” of Stellenbosch, they knew they could make great wine from the oft neglected grape. Once again, they stepped up and performed beautifully. After a single sniff one can already sense the elegance and vibrancy it possesses. The notes of white petals and crisp citrus are sure to excite. The palate has layers of fresh lime and gentle spices all underscored by fruit. The wine finishes with a refreshing minerality the lets the fruit resonate. This Chenin Blanc is highly versatile and may go best with somewhat exotic cuisine—Thai or Indian, perhaps?
2014 La Cabane aux Oiseaux Bordeaux Rosé - Bordeaux, France
At last, we welcome the heyday of La Cabane des Oiseaux! Bordeaux rosés like this one are known to be elegant, fruity, and long on the palate. With its clean pink color colour and fruity taste, charming and refreshing La Cabane Aux Oiseaux Rose is ideal as an aperitif or for meals with friends. Enjoy this lively wine with summer salads or grilled, skewered meat.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016
Abbazia Moscato Rosé Dolce - Italy
When we think sparkling wine, we think sunny days, a glass or two enjoyed poolside, and a spirit of celebration. Abbazia Rosé Dolce is all of that…in a bottle. With a lovely pink hue, this light and fruity Italian sparkler is perfect with your favorite sweet treat, or enjoyed on its own, by a glistening body of water.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 International Women’s Wine Competition
2015 Kepe Rosado - Utiel Requena, Spain
Kepe Rosado is a Tempranillo Rosé of the highest quality, with a beauty that’s immediately apparent when you pour a raspberry-hued glass. Intense raspberry and blueberry aromas move into a balanced, fresh and fruity flavor with a long aftertaste. This summery wine is mouth-filling and tasty. Serve it ice cold with all kinds of rice dishes, lightly-seasoned pastas, white meat and fish.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Abbazia Cuvee Prestige - Collio, Lombardia, Italy
Prosecco fans, take note. Our Cuvèe Prestige bottling from Abbazia is produced in the Charmat method, ensuring a refreshing sparkling wine with a complex palate of flavors and tiny, concentrated bubbles. It is fruity and pleasant, with a balance of golden apple and spring flower flavors on top of a dry finish. We can think of no better way to celebrate than with this sparkling wine made from Glera, the famous Italian prosecco grapes from Lombardy’s Collio vineyards.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 International Eastern Wine Competition
El Macho Cava Brut - Spain
This fresh and fruity, Macabeo-based sparkling wine hails from Spain. In the glass, it’s a lovely straw color with green highlights. The aromas offer notes of white flowers, plus fresh fruit that follows onto the palate with a balanced acidity and elegant finish.
Abbazia Asti Spumante D.O.C.G. - Asti, Piemonte, Italy
Some sparkling wines are perfect as an aperitif and some are perfect with dessert. Abbazia Sparkling Asti happens to be both. This light and distinctive Italian wine was produced in Piedmont, the same region that produces coveted truffles, cheeses and meats. This moscato-based sparkling wine carries a D.O.C.G. rating, the highest level of wine certification from the Italian National Government, ensuring that this wine is of the utmost quality. Abbazia Sparkling Asti’s delicate floral, and fruity nature makes it an excellent pairing with sponge cake, soufflés, fruit salads, strudels, or a treat of your choice.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; 87-point Silver Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition
2014 Les Chartrons Bordeaux - Bordeaux, France
Style and character shine in this charming red from the most storied wine region in France. Produced from 70% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, this indulgent blend is ideal as an aperitif or as the complement to a casual meal. Flaunting a lively cherry red color, the flavors are clean and fruity, with pronounced cherry, spice, and fresh herbs on the palate, a rounded mouthfeel, and supple tannins.
Multiple Award Winner: 94-point Platinum Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition
2015 Les Chartrons Bordeaux Blanc - Bordeaux, France
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.
Award Winner: Best of Class, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition; 91-point Gold medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Gold Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2014 Secrets De Bordeaux Red Blend - Bordeaux, France
Made from a beautifully balanced blend of 70% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Cabernet Franc, 2014 Secrets De Bordeaux is a smooth and complex red from historic, coveted Bordeaux. Enjoy it with cheese and your favorite people.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition