Thirsty Thursday Mixed Case
Your Thirsty Thursday Mixed Case includes one bottle each of
Albarrada is a new and exclusive winery that makes amazing wine that showcases local grapes. This red wine (or vinho tinto, in Portuguese) features a local grape, called Castelão. Native to the soils of Portugal, Castelão. It is unusual, finding a better home in the drier and harsher climate of Portugal than the normally more grape friendly soils of temperate climates. When well cared for, the wine that results is aromatic and fruit-forward with notes of red berries and slight hints of floral notes.
Spain is the definitive source for top notch Tempranillo in the world. Despite being grow in other regions internationally, it is here in Spain, where the unique characteristics of this wine shine bright. This thick skinned black grape, which makes up 100% of Buscado Tempranillo, has flavors of dark fruit, plum, vanilla and fresh herbs in this easy to drink selection. We recommend opening this wine and coming back an hour later as aeration greatly improves the aromatics.
Rivers End Reserve Merlot
A wonderful wine from the River’s End winemakers with ripe berry fruit flavors and aromas with a nice touch of oak. An amazingly versatile choice for serving with grilled duck, turkey, chicken, braised lamb, pork or beef – and a nice partner for dishes featuring a rich tomato sauce.
Fair Oaks Zinfandel
A claret style Zinfandel with full, jammy flavors of blackberry, raspberry, black cherry and wild berry flavors with a hint of black pepper and anise. A nice touch of acidity makes a clean, food friendly finish. Our expert wine panel enjoyed it from appetizers through to dessert and wished they had more.
Della Flora Red Toscana Rosso
Tuscany produces stunning Sangiovese blends. These wines have medium weight, easy finish, and intriguing flavor profiles. These wines are enjoyable as a cocktail sippers, but when pairing with foods, any dish that has fatty meats and fresh tomatoes bring out the very best in flavors from these wines. Della Flora Toscana Rosso has fresh raspberry and strawberry flavors with hints of roasted peppers and fresh herbs like thyme. You will pick up some native earthy flavors like clay from these wines as its unique characteristic only further enhance the smooth drinking experience you get from Tuscan reds. Some of our favorite pairings are hearty Spaghetti Bolognese with shaved parmesan and pork and sausage stuffed red bell peppers.
Val Di Botte Chianti D.O.C.G.
Chianti is a wine region inside Tuscany in Central Italy. If you don’t know it by name, you might know it by its reputation. I’m not talking about the wine you get in neighborhood Italian restaurants with the woven baskets caressing the bottles. I’m talking about Chianti in all its glory, the Chianti region that makes wines that rival the best in the world. Val Di Botte Chianti is 85% Sangiovese and a blend of Canaiolo Nero and Cabernet Sauvignon. The results of this blend are intense, but refined, with flavors of wild berries and spicy notes intertwining. This fruity, spicy, slightly smoky, and generally pleasant red wine is a delight to have at the dinner table. It's versatile with food, getting along with everything from cheese and charcuterie, hearty pastas, pizza, and meat and fish dishes in the Tuscan style.
Pepi White Blend
For more than forty years, Pepi has been a pioneer in California white wine. From the cool coastal vineyards of California comes lively fruit that beckons you to a picnic or a day at the beach. They strive for a balance of flavor, acidity and fruit that reflects their cool coastal vineyard sources. Pepi White Blend is a perfect wine for a light afternoon lunch. It's an appetizing blend of these two under-appreciated grapes. The Chenin Blanc supplies the backbone for the wine and displays sweet honeysuckle notes, while the Viognier allows for spicy expressions of peach and other fruit nectars. Crisp and clean, this wine has a refreshing and spritzy finish.
Hayton Family Reserve Chardonnay
It has a refreshing "say no to oak" style – bright and light with citrus, apple and tropical fruit aromas and flavors. A gentle acidity adds structure while allowing the delicate fruit flavors to shine. Versatile and food-friendly, it makes a good choice with seafood, poultry, or pasta dishes with butter-based sauces.
Cachil Reserva Sauvignon Blanc
Produced in what is to be considered the most prestigious region in Chile, Colchagua Valley was 2005 wine region of the year by Wine enthusiast magazine, and for great reason. It's climate and soil, combined with modern technologies mixed with traditional methods, produces wines of superior quality. This Sauvignon blanc, with bright with layers of citrus fruit, freshly cut grass and vibrant acidity, makes for a wonderful drinking experience for any white wine lover.
Bayshore Vintners Founder's Reserve White Blend
Flavors of apricot dance with lemon zest, floral and lavender aromas making this a tasty treat. This wine drinks smooth with a light amount of vibrancy and a pleasant finish. Enjoy this wine today with friends as it requires no food to pair but would go great with citrus kissed fish and grilled romaine salad.
Terra d' Osa White Blend
The terroir of Portugal produces some truly unique wines. Recently, Portugal has been under a spotlight of attention producing 3 of the top 10 wines in the world awarded by Wine Spectator Magazine. The level of detail and care shows when producing these flavor-packed grape varieties, blending them together to make some unique and enjoyable blends. Terra D'Oso delivers flavors of melon, honey, and citrus with a vibrant but slightly weighted finish. It pairs brilliantly with a wide range of poultry and seafood dishes making this wine a easy selection to enjoy any day of the week.
Moon Crest Sauvignon Blanc
Fresh and zesty with aromas of melon, freshly cut grass, green apple, sweet citrus zest and fig, this wine has a brisk acidity that carries its fruit and herbal flavors through a refreshing finish. Serve with fresh goat cheese, seafood or vegetarian dishes.