T.G.I. Fermented Mixed Case
Your T.G.I. Fermented Mixed Case contains one bottle each of
Bertoli Sangiovese di Puglia I.G.T.
Classics started off great, and developed into something respected, excellent, refined, and reliable. Think gourmet grilled cheese, your favorite singer’s surprising 10th album, or Sangiovese wine--the most famous Italian grape, known for its delicate and elegant fruitiness. Bertoli Sangiovese di Puglia IGT croons from the glass with supple berry flavors, silky mouth feel, and a lively encore.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
Cuvèe Joëlle Malbec et Merlot
Among the many noteworthy French grapes, two have become especially treasured for their stunning wines. Malbec has a dark, rustic nature, while Merlot features a soft, fruit forward, and herbaceous character. When blended, they craft a unique flavor. Cuvèe Joëlle fuses red plum, raspberry, blackberry, vanilla, and fresh herbs. This exciting red blend is meant to be paired with fun dishes like bacon-wrapped blue cheese stuffed dates, pungent cheeses, and bacon blue cheese burgers.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Sierra Trails Old Vine Zinfandel
Coming to us from some of the oldest Zinfandel plantings in California, Sierra Trails Old Vine Zinfandel is a complex red with aromas of ripe berry, dried plum, and red currants. The flavor hints at tobacco, black pepper, and sweet oak, which carries the fruits through a lingering finish.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Mendoza is Argentina’s most esteemed wine region in Argentina. Malbec is the country’s signature grape. So, it will come as no surprise that the bar has been set high for Mendoza Malbecs. We’re excited to tell you that Encantadora Malbec easily clears the bar with enthralling, fresh flavors of blackberries, cherries and ripe plums. Light oaking adds a toasty vanilla undertone, and the round tannins contribute to a lingering finish. Ultimately, Encantadora Malben is a simply enjoyable, easy-drinking Malbec that helps set the standard for its region.
A bright ruby red, this wine has charming aromas of ripe red fruit and spices like black pepper with a hint of vanilla. Full-bodied with elegant tannins, there is no mistaking that this is a juicy red. Chocolate and red berries define the palate with a subtle of coffee in the finish. Brilliant.
Longitude Red Blend
Longitude has flavors of plums and strawberries, with an easygoing finish and very smooth tannins. Think of it as the black cotton sweater of wines—you’ll want it on hand for almost any occasion.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Carma Sauvignon Blanc
This is a clean, citrusy, lean and fresh white wine. Carma Sauvignon Blanc’s nose is full of grapefruit and green apple, followed by zesty flavors of green fruits and lime, floral notes, and a long, crisp finish. This versatile sauvignon blanc is outstanding as an aperitif or cocktail wine, and also a refreshing compantion to arugula salads and richer white meats like pork and lobster.
Villa Amoroso Moscato Vino Dolce
The sunny days and cool nights of northern Italy’s Lombardia province nurture grapes, resulting in flavorful, festive wines like Villa Amoroso Moscato. Moscato is beloved for its fruity peach and citrus flavors, and this spritzy and light-hearted white has a floral feel that can bookend any meal, whether you serve it as an apertif or with dessert.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-point Gold Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Eastern Wine Competition 2016
Bear Hug Winemaker Select Chardonnay
The term Winemaker Select is used to describe the winemaker’s favorite barrels from a particular vintage. Bear Hug Winemaker Select California Chardonnay is our best of the best, the crispest, most refreshing Chardonnay that you can get. From the first sip, you will be tantalized by delicious flavors of green apple, nectarine, honeysuckle, and melon, all in perfect, harmonious balance.
Multiple Award Winner: 93-Point Gold Medal, Toast of the Coast 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Maison Gourmand Vin Blanc
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, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Berlin Wine Competition 2016
Vinum Chenin Blanc
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.
Exclusive Albarrada White is a terrific example of the excellent wines coming from Portugal, the new country to watch in the wine world. It features Roupiero and Rabo-de-Ovelha, two of the country’s native white grapes. Let Albarrada White be your introduction to Portuguese wine.