Markham Merlot 2016
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Color: Dark ruby. Aroma: Raspberry, red currant and cherry fruit meet aromas of minerals, rose petals, vanilla and baking spices. Taste: Very structured with muscle to age, the velvety texture has powerful weight to support bright cherry fruit flavors. Rich vanilla oak wraps up the finish on the palate.
|Region||California, Napa Valley|
Sans Liege The Offering Red 2016When you arrive the celebration is raging, much like the huge bonfire in the center of the crowd. You are met with scents of anise, mulling spices, kirsch and leather. A friend claps you on the back and hands you a bowl crafted from juniper proclaiming “wassail!” “Drink hail” you chorus with the rest of the group, taking a gulp and passing it on. Treats of olive tapenade and plums with cinnamon are shared as the merriment continues into the night.
Daou Cabernet Sauvignon 2017The 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon has heady aromatics that affirm this is a serious wine for serious wine lovers. This wine displays black cherry, Zante currant, plum and blackberry up front, complemented by dark chocolate, tobacco leaf and cool menthol. Rounding out the nose are aromas of black olives, briarwood, fig and dried thyme. Bold and assertive on the palate with flavors initially dominated by dark fruits, Bing cherries, black raspberry, plum and pomegranate, accompanied by high note accents of cranberries and rhubarb. Midpalate delivers espresso and dried herbs with hints of fennel and cigarbox all seamlessly integrated together on a structure of very fine grain, plush and ripe tannins. A wine of complexity and depth with a purity of fruit and subtle layers of flavors and texture that harmonize and enhance. This wine constitutes a journey of the senses that begins with power and finishes with elegance and style.
Pedroncelli Mother Clone ZinfandelOur Mother Clone is a classic Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel with aromas of red and black berries with a touch of warm baking spices. The concentrated flavors of raspberry and blackberry combine with vanilla, toasty oak, pepper and a dash of nutmeg. The spicy-berry dynamic so typical of Dry Creek Zin combines smooth tannins and a spicy finish which are a hallmark of our style. Enjoy now or cellar for three to five years.
Sans Liege Cotes Du Coast 2017Daylight wanes and a new energy pulses through the redwoods. As the lanterns are lit you take in scents of honeysuckle, lemongrass tea and shale. You are now dancing and laughing with mirth as you pass by a rustic dessert table. It is set with creme brulee and miniature vanilla spice cakes adorned with orange blossoms. Children run past snacking on jazz apples and dried pineapple and you smile with gratitude for the day.
Sans Liege Groundwork Gernache Blanc 2018Groundwork is all about the fundamentals. Putting to use the empirical knowledge he has gained from making wine for his first label, Sans Liege Wines, Curt Schalchlin seeks to bring his experience to a new set of wines that embrace the soul and simple living of the Rhône Groundwork is built upon Curt's comfort and confidence as a winemaker, instructing him to trust in the fruit, the vineyards, and his own rich experience as guides. With a Lychee, lemon spritzer, river rock minerality, donut peach, green tea, quince taste.
Patron ReposadoPatrón Reposado is aged in oak barrels for a minimum of six months. Patrón Reposado is aged and blended to incorporate the fresh clean taste of Patrón Silver with a hint of the oak flavor found in Patrón Anejo. Reposado style tequila has been popular in Mexico for many years and is experiencing an excellent reception by most tequila connoisseurs world wide. Patrón Reposado may be enjoyed as a sipping tequila or mixed with high quality mixers. It makes an excellent "ultra premium" margarita. Color: Light amber tint. Aroma: Oak wood & fresh agave. Taste: Fresh agave & oak with notes of fruit citrus & honey. Finish: Light floral & vanilla.
Luciano Sandrone Barolo Le Vigne 2012Le Vigne Barolo interprets the ancient handed-down wisdom and tradition of Langhe and Barolo of assembling the Nebbiolo grapes from various vineyards. We interpret this historic practice by working only with indigenous yeasts and by keeping the grapes of each vineyard separated during the fermentation and wood ageing, rather than combining them during fermentation.
Cavicchioli 1928 ProseccoCavicchioli 1928 Prosecco DOC Spumante Extra Dry features, when poured and tasted, white foam; lively, fine and persistent perlage; pale straw yellow color; an intense aroma of candied fruits and sweet flowers; and a fresh and delicate taste with an aromatic finish; its alcohol is 11%. Cavicchioli 1928 Prosecco DOC Spumante Extra Dry should be drunk young and is excellent as an aperitif or as an accompaniment to whole meal; particularly suitable for appetizers, delicate first courses and fish-based dishes. Serving temperature: chilled to 40°F.
St. Francis Sauvignon Blanc 2016Fruit for this refreshing wine comes from top growers in Sonoma County, an area renowned for producing high quality Sauvignon Blanc. Cool mornings and warm afternoons produce fruit with classic Sauvignon Blanc characteristics and pronounced flavors.
Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2016Medium yellow in color. Aromas of straw, lemon verbena and honeysuckle mingle with layers of lemon meringue and lychee. Upon entry are flavors of lemon curd, honeydew, and hints of star fruit and wet stone, balanced with a touch of fine grained tannin. The crisp finish is countered with a spicy note of white pepper and lingers with coastal minerality.
Jordan Winery Cabernet Sauvignon 2014Modeled after a First Growth Bordeaux, Jordan is a classic California Cabernet Sauvignon that has been considered one of Sonoma's best Cabernet Sauvignons for four decades due to an unwavering commitment to food-friendly wines of balance and elegance.
Cantine Maschio Prosecco BrutColor: Light straw yellow with a lively froth. Bouquet: White peach and orange blossoms. Taste: Fruit forward, with peach and almond flavors. Pairings: As an aperitif or as an ideal match with fish, fresh fruit and pastries.
Bodega Benegas Ataliva Malbec 2017Like so many Malbecs, Ataliva is a big red wine, but nluike many, it doesn't finish sweet. There's enough structure to balance the fruit and ripeness and subtle earthy elements lend a welcome savory aspect. Food Pairing: Drink it with burgers on the grill or a hearty meat or pasta dish.
Three Brooms Sauvignon Blanc 2018The nose on the 2018 Three Brooms is beautifully balanced with the juxtaposition of fresh super- ripe green characters comprised of currant leaf, kiwi fruit and a touch of passionfruit and our classic Blind River minerality all set against a rich, deep, slightly creamy softness of the perfect breadth. Vibrant, fresh and bright attack. Juicy, flavoursome acidity that wonderfully balances deep, ripe kiwifruit and mineral citrus that is so ripe it's mouthfeel is soft. The structure adds to the wine's complexity which results in a mid-palate that is layered, powerful and subtle all once. The finish is complex, elegant, balanced and incredibly long. Food Pairing: Rich enough to match with white meats, tuna or swordfish but equally complimentary to white fish, seafood and complex salads.
Willamette Valley Vineyards Pinot Noir 2016This wine exemplifies the "Oregon style" opening with aromas of raspberry, black currant, dried herbs and black pepper to create an elegant bouquet. On the palate, the wine is full-bodied with a silky mouthfeel and flavors of cherry, blackberry, bergamot, anise and earth. Exceptionally balanced with velvety tannins, lively acidity and a lingering finish. Food Pairing: This wine will pair beautifully with classic Pinot Noir dishes including Oregon lamb, duck, pork, grilled salmon and aged cheeses.
B-Side Pinot Noir 2016The B Side Pinot Noir is a brilliant ruby red in the glass with the slightest blood orange hued edge. This is a soul-filled Pinot Noir with lifted aromas of raspberry, rose petal, cherry cola and black tea. Further spiced with notes of clove and fresh forest, the aromas lead to a full-bodied, richly textured palate with layered flavors of black cherry, violets, spice and smoke. With each additional swirl of the glass, the wine becomes moodier with hints of dried orange peel, tart plum, sage and lavender adding complexity. The wine is aged for 12 months with 30% of the blend in new French Oak barrels (Francois Frere, Damy & DJ) while the remaining portion of the blend (70%) is in seasoned, one to two-year-old barrels.
Chateau Minuty M de Minuty Rosé 2018Colour: Light and bright. Nose: Eager and intense with orange peel and red current aromas. Flavors: Smooth with a nice acidulous freshness. Pairings: Pistou soup, raw vegetables, grilled meat, prawn skewers, apricot pie.
The Federalist ChardonnayWhen crafting the only white in our cellar, we took plenty of liberties. Boasting a big oak backbone, rich fruit flavors and a long, smooth finish, this is a Chardonnay that stands tall. Appearance: Golden yellow. Aroma: Pear, green apple and apple pear spice. Mouth Feel: Nice entrance, juicy mid-palate with a long finish and cleansing crisp acidity.
Paolo Scavino Barolo 2014This Barolo has a special value for our family and represents the history and tradition of blending different cru of Barolo. Our Barolo comes from the best plots of seven cru. The diversity of soils, exposure and altitude characterizes each of these small but very important terroir. Unifying these diversities, the Barolo offers harmony and complexity with an overall character of the zone. Separate vinfication. Destemming and light crushing. The maceration and the alcoholic fermentation are in stainless steel with temperature controlled and indigenous yeasts. Malolactic fermentation in oak barrels. The tartaric stabilization occurs naturally during the winter with the low temperatures. Every plots of the crus is kept separate and aged in neutral French oak barrels for 10 months and further 12 months in large casks. Final blend as a result of a further selection in the cellar of the most performing plots of the vintage. Approximately one year of stainless steel and 10 months of bottle aging before release.
Poggio San Polo Brunello di Montalcino 2013Intense ruby red in colour with garnet hues, clear and glossy. The bouquet exhibits typical aromas of violets and small red berries. Subtle nuances of forest undergrowth, aromatic wood, a touch of vanilla and jammy mixed fruit then give way to subtle hints of coffee. This Brunello is intense, persistent, broad and heady. Full-bodied and warm on the palate, with a densely-woven texture and robust body, it has a persistent finish with well- rounded tannins. The particular features of the terroir at San Polo produce a Brunello with a capacity for lengthy ageing, while patient cellaring enhances the wine during ageing in the bottle. Food Pairing: The elegance and harmonious personality of this wine enables it to pair extremely well with highly-structured cuisine such as red meats and game, as well as with mushrooms and truffles. It is ideal with matured cheeses such as Parmigiano Reggiano and Tuscan pecorino.
Louis Jadot Bourgogne Chardonnay 2017With fresh floral aromas, the wine shows elegant, rich fruit on the palate. This is one of the purest expressions of Chardonnay in Burgundy. Pairs with most white fish and poultry.