Thirsty Thursday Mixed Case
Your Thirsty Thursday Mixed Case inclues one bottle each of
Longchase Vintners Cabernet Sauvignon
This 2013 Vintage Cabernet is a light red with flavors of cherry, raspberry and cinnamon, and a medium finish. Enjoy this versatile wine on any occasion, whether you’re ordering in from your neighborhood pizza joint or grilling with lots of friends.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Toast of the Coast 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Monarch Glen Merlot
Monarch Glen Merlot is a tasty red wine that flaunts aromas of tangy cherry and sweet berries, leading into a clean, dry finish. Looking for a food to pair with this wonderful wine? Try herb-roasted chicken, or grilled rack of lamb with fresh mint.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 88-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016
Treehaven Lane 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.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
Located directly between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Chile’s Central Valley is a land of beautiful options. Camartina Carmanere speaks to this beauty and versatility with aromas of fresh raspberries and cherries, along with notes of herbs and toasted coffee beans. The aromas follow through on the palate with red fruits, spices and bittersweet chocolate. Whether you prefer the mountains, the beach, or want a little bit of both, you will find joy in this delicious Chilean red. Serve it with a zesty pork dish, or a hearty tomato seafood stew.
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge
Maison Gourmand Vin Rouge is the captivating and delightful French red that any wine lover can enjoy on a daily basis. The 2015 vintage offers soft flavors of black cherry, with tart currants and white pepper, and leathery notes. It makes us smile. We’re sure it will do the same for you.
Cantus Vino Rosso
Open this Italian Red from Cantus early, giving it time to breathe before drinking. When you taste the flavors of raspberry and strawberry, you’ll know it was worth the wait. This smooth, central Italian red follows the up-front fruit with hints of roasted peppers and fresh herbs that start a fascinating conversation with your favorite tomato-based Italian dishes.
Multiple Award Winner: Silver Medal, New York International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
La Petite Tour Classic White
La Petite Tour winery has been a highlight of California’s wine scene since the 1980s. Over the years, this white blend has remained a family favorite, and was originally only made in small lots for their own table. La Petite Tour Classic White is a delicately aromatic, medium-bodied wine with flavors of ripe pear and surprisingly bright citrus notes. It’s a versatile food wine, that pairs well with fish, grilled chicken or vegetables, and we’ve found that it’s the bottle that thrills white wine fans…and converts red wine drinkers.
Multiple Award Winner: 89-point Silver Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 89-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Toast of the Coast Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, West Coast Wine Competition 2016; Bronze Medal, Grand Harvest Awards 2015
Cannery Row Cellars Chardonnay
Cannery Row is a stylish, classic California Chardonnay. It offers fresh fruit aromas that lead to flavors of apple, nectarine, and ripe juicy melon. Oak aging adds hints of toasty oak and vanilla, giving the wine depth and complexity, while a balanced acidity keeps it refreshing.
Award Winner: 91-point Gold Medal, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016
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.
Camartina Sauvignon Blanc
Extraordinary Camartina Sauvignon Blanc is made using perfect fruit from an estate vineyard in Chile’s Colchagua Valley. When you enjoy this wine, tropical fruit aromas abound immediately, tempered by the slightest bit of herbs and green chili. Refreshing and balanced, these flavors intertwine nicely to compliment seafood or be savored as a beautiful aperitif.
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, San Francisco International Wine Competition 2016
Fincalegre Cava Brut
Cava Brut is the flagship for Fincalegre’s successful effort to provide luxurious sparkling wines at approachable prices. Made from hand-picked Spanish Macabeo (40%), Xarel-lo (40%) and Chardonnay (20%) grapes, the result is a stunning sparkler that hews closer to champagne than prosecco. This bubbly’s fresh fruit flavors make for an aperitif that can be enjoyed throughout the meal, especially if you’re serving sushi, or spicier Mexican and Asian dishes. Fincalegre Cava Brut won the Gold medal for Best Cava in the 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition, with a score of 90 points.