The Tax Day Blowout Mixed 15-Pack
Your Tax Day Blowout Mixed 15-Pack includes one bottle each of:
2015 Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon - California
Light and versatile California Cabernet Sauvignon with tasty flavors of raspberry and cherry that gain complexity through a baking spice note. 2015 Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon is the bottle you want to uncork with a pizza, a couple friends, and your favorite John Coltrane album (we suggest Live at Birdland).
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle, Silver Medal, 2017 Winemakers Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2013 James and Bell Zinfandel - California
This unpretentious, understated and easy-drinking red wine captured our attention immediately. Its aromas focus on sweet berry and licorice, while gentle tannins let the delicate fruit flavors shine through.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 Treehaven Petite Sirah
Petite Sirah is a spicy, medium-bodied red that is beloved for its beautiful, deep color. Treehaven’s take on this fan-favorite offers flavors of sugar plum, smashed blueberry, black pepper, and baker’s chocolate. Petite Sirah grapes are rare, with French origin. Now, they are mainly grown in California, and take up less than 10,000 planted acres around the world. A great combination for grilled meats, cold cuts, and strong cheeses, Treehaven Petite Sirah is a wine that is sure to get people talking at your next dinner party.
Val di Botte Toscana Rosso I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
This central Italian red boasts up-front flavors of raspberry and strawberry with hints of roasted pepper and fresh herbs. The finish is light to medium with a smooth tannin structure. Pour Val di Botte Toscana Rosso with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes, especially if you open it early and let it breathe before drinking.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; 87-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2015 Grand Harvest Awards
2015 El Portal Red Blend - California
One sip of this bold and flavorful red, and we can see the landscape near the California coast: ocean breezes, rich soil, clear sun… 2015 El Portal Red Blend balances Zinfandel and Merlot with vivid Syrah to create a food-friendly blend with flavors of black cherry, followed by notes of vanilla and mocha.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Monterey International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 San Francisco Chronicle; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2016 Trebuchet Cabernet/Malbec Blend - Western Cape, South Africa
This dark, garnet-colored red hails from South Africa, and is named to commemorate a working Shropshire-built trebuchet on its estate. Inspired by the fine blends of Bordeaux, this wine offers a wonderful balance of Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, and Malbec grapes. 2016 Trebuchet Red Blend is rich and lightly earthy, with flavors of ripe blackberries and plums, and firm tannins. Enjoy it with hearty red meat dishes, especially if they come with a side of frites.
2016 Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge - Comte Tolosan, France
Suited for many meals, and any social situation, Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge is a delightful and versatile French red with soft flavors of black cherry, tart currants and white pepper, with hints of leather. Pour a glass tonight.
2016 Kepe Tempranillo - Utiel Requena, Spain
Tempranillo is Spain’s signature red grape, creating highly enjoyable and versatile wines like this exciting new vintage of multiple award-winning Kepe Tempranillo. This ripe red balances notes of red berries and darker fruits like plum and currant, moving into a satisfying finish. We love a glass on its own, or with a crowd-pleasing meal—pizza, pasta, grilled meat, and a variety of Mexican dishes.
2015 MYTH Viognier - California
Stop and smell the Viognier, the wonderfully floral white with auspicious origins in southern France. Pour a glass of 2015 MYTH Viognier and indulge in lush flavors of peach and apricot, with notes of lemon and hibiscus. Looking to impress? Pronounce it “vee-own-yay.”
2016 Spencer Family Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc - California
The 2015 vintage of this California institution won three Gold Medals in different international wine competitions. Expectations have been running high for the new vintage, and we’re proud to report that it delivers on its promise. Notes of green apple, grapefruit, and fig add an enticing complexity to this fruity and crisp white wine. Sip it with a bite of a dry cheese, like Parmesan.
Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
Cantus Vino Bianco - Central Italy
From its glowing, straw-like hue, to its fruity and floral aromas, to the delicious flavors of green apple, melon and lemon zest, to the vibrant and refreshing finish, fresh and dry Cantus Bianco is made to give you everything you want in a white wine.
Multiple Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Sommelier Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition
2016 Kepe Blanco - Utiel Requena, Spain
This fresh Spanish white has a rich, tropical feel, with notes of melon and gooseberry leading into a leisurely finish. Uncork a bottle and enjoy it with seafood, vegetarian dishes, or a variety of tapas.
2015 Treehaven Lane Chardonnay - California
This classic California Chardonnay comes to us with a Gold Medal-winning heritage, and notes of apple, melon, and citrus. A hint of oak and a crisp acidity makes this white wine a great companion for creamy and savory dishes.
Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, 2017 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2016 Nguilleu Chardonnay - Central Valley, Chile
Named for a sun-like, fruit-bearing plant that grows in the southern Andes mountains, Nguilleu wines are emblematic of the balance of tradition and innovation that characterizes the growing Chilean wine scene. 2016 Nguilleu Reserva Chardonnay is grown in a cold weather climate, creating a tart white wine with appealing flavors of lemon.
Multiple Award Winner: 95-point Platinum Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
2015 Vivre Sa Vie Vin Blanc - Comte Tolosan, France
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.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition