Winespiration Mixed Case
Your Winespiration Mixed Case includes one bottle each of:
2015 Black Fox Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon - California
This complex California red pleases by weaving flavors of currant and black cherry in with notes of violet and vanilla. Making good on an award-winning heritage, 2015 Black Fox Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon is an easy-drinking California favorite that we love with savory steaks and burgers.
Award Winner: Gold Medal, 2017 SF Chronicle; Silver medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition
2013 Sierra Trails Old Vines Zinfandel - California
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, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Monterey Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2016 West Coast Wine Competition
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.
Award Winner: Silver Medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 SF Chronicle; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
Cantus Vino Rosso - Central Italy
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
2015 Big Cirrus Single Vineyard Cabernet Carmérère - Valle Central, Chile
The Chilean wine scene has exploded over the last decade, with critics heaping praise on impressive vintages coming from the countryside’s new estates. This beautiful, single-vineyard Cabernet Carmènére from Big Cirrus represents all of Chile’s winemaking progress, and justifies its accolades. Charming aromas of ripe raspberries and currants tie into the wine’s ruby red hue. As you sip, you’ll enjoy subtle flavors of herbs, white pepper and vanilla, intertwining to create a highly pleasing red that we’re excited to add to our library of incredible Chilean wines.
2015 Princesse Joyeuse Vin Rouge - Comte Tolosan, France
Dark and rich Malbec intertwines with soft and friendly Merlot in this fortuitous meeting between two of the most iconic French grapes. Delicious black cherry and currant flavors mingle with savory notes of spice and leather in this unique and lovely French blend.
Award Winner: Bronze Medal, 2017 International Eastern Wine Competition
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: Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2016 Moon Crest Sauvignon Blanc - California
Fresh with aromas of melon, freshly cut grass, green apple, sweet citrus zest and fig, this zesty Sauvignon Blanc complements sharper flavors like fresh herbs, tomatoes and smoked fish.
Award Winner: Silver medal, 2017 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition
2015 La Petite Tour Classic White - Callifornia
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, 2016 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition; 89-point Silver Medal, 2016 Winemaker Challenge International Wine Competition; 88-point Silver Medal, 2016 Monterey Competition; Silver Medal, 2017 West Coast Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2015 Grand Harvest Awards
2016 Qapay Sauvignon Blanc - Valle Central, France
Qapay Sauvignon Blanc is a citrusy and fresh white wine made from central Chilean grapes. The region’s wonderful sun and consistently dry growing season create near-perfect ripening conditions. Taste for grapefruit and green apple followed by zesty green fruits and a long, crisp finish. Enjoy Qapay Sauvignon Blanc as an aperitif or cocktail wine, and keep pouring it throughout your meal. It’s ideal with arugula, fennel, or roasted bell peppers salads, and richer white meats like pork and lobster.
2015 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
Bertoli Bianco - Central Italy
Like a suit that fits so well it’s actually fun to wear, fresh and dry Bertoli Bianco is tailored to be everything you want in a white wine. The color is pale and straw-like. It has pleasant, fruity and floral aromas. The flavor hints at green apple, melon and lemon zest; and the finish is vibrant and refreshing. You’re sophisticated now. Enjoy it.
Multiple Award Winner: 90-point Gold Medal, 2016 San Francisco International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 New York International Wine Competition; Bronze Medal, 2016 Sunset International Wine Competition