Thirsty Thursday Mixed Case
Your Thirsty Thursday Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
Treehaven Lane Petite Sirah - California
This classic, fruit-forward Chardonnay offers lush flavors of apple, citrus and melon, with a note of hazelnut. 2014 Treehaven Lane Chardonnay has a naturally crisp acidity that adds structure and carries the fruit flavors through a clean, dry finish. We love to serve this multiple award-winner with fresh seafood or poultry, especially dishes featuring an herbed cream or butter sauce.
Multiple Award Winner: Double Gold Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition; 91-point Gold Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
Old Brick Kiln Merlot - California
2014 Old Brick Kiln Merlot is a versatile and tasty red wine. Uncork a bottle and meet inviting aromas of red fruit that lead into flavors ripe berries and tangy cherries, with a dry and clean finish. Enjoy this wine with everything from grilled poultry to braised red meats and homemade tomato sauces.
Geja's Private Reserve Big Bold Red - California
This exciting new vintage of a multiple award-winning favorite stays true to its name. 2015 Geja’s Big Bold Red has a fresh and forward profile that starts with intense fruit aromas and follows through with ripe flavors of dark cherry and rhubarb, topped off by tasty notes of mocha and vanilla. The result is a smooth and highly drinkable California red that you are sure to enjoy.
Villa Amoroso 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, Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; 87-point Silver Medal, Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, Grand Harvest Awards 2015
Cuvee Joelle Malbec et Merlot - Comte Tolosan, France
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, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 International Eastern Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 Berlin Wine Competition
Yapa Carmenere - Colchagua Valley, Chile
Carmanere is a dry, medium-bodied red with Bordeaux origins and a Chilean pedigree. Yapa Carmenere is a vivid, violet red color with aromas of fresh raspberries and cherries that follow through on the palate with spices and bittersweet chocolate. Serve this wine with a zesty pork dish, or a hearty tomato seafood stew.
Snickerdoodle Chardonnay - California
Crisp, refreshing Chardonnay is the first thing that comes to mind when most people think of white wine. Snickerdoodle makes a fresh Chardonnay, with flavors of green apple, nectarine and juicy melon. A subtle hint of oak adds complexity without cutting into the wine’s crispness, resulting in a delicious gem of a California Chardonnay.
Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal; 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition
Bayshore Vintners Founder's Reserve White Blend - California
This smooth and pleasant white wine is great fun on its own, but tastes amazing with citrus-kissed fish and grilled romaine salad. Think of this smooth-drinking wine as your ultimate party companion, where flavors of apricot dance with lemon zest, plus floral and lavender aromas.
Multiple Award Winner: 87-point Silver Medal, Monterey Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition 2016; Silver Medal, International Women’s Wine Competition 2016
MYTH Riesling - Columbia Valley, Washington State
The intense sun and cool pacific winds of Washington state’s Cascade mountain range optimize ripeness and sugar levels in nearby vineyards, resulting in fruity, rich wines. MYTH’s newest Riesling entices your nose with aromas of nectarine, apricot, and honey leading into flavors of honey crisp apple and stone fruit. Riesling is an inherently versatile white, begging to be enjoyed at a cocktail party or with Thai and Indian-inspired cuisine.
Multiple Award Winner: 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Toast of the Coast Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition
Maison Gourmand 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. 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, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 Berlin Wine Competition
Della Flora Toscana Bianco I.G.T. - Tuscany, Italy
This vibrant and refreshing Italian white blend features 70% of Trebbiano Bianco, the aromatic grape that produces top-tier Cognac and Armagnac. With its pale, straw hue and enticing aromas, Della Flora Toscana Bianco gifts the drinker with flavors of melon, green apples, and lemon zest, finishing crisp and refreshing. Pair it with fresh seafood.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, Grand Harvest Awards 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