Castello di Farnetella Chianti Colli Senesi 2013Deep ruby with violet hues; fruity bouquet of berries & brushwood, well integrated w/light, pleasing spice. Round & mellow on the palate, w/a delightful finish of red fruit & vanilla. Best served at room temperature to match flavorful first courses, red meat and cheese.
Tilenus Bierzo Mencia 2010
Château Rouget Pomerol 2010With is nice garnet color, Château Rouget exhibit a nose that is open and elegant altogether. This elegance is confirmed on the palate. The wine has a great body and refined tannins, with a long lingering after taste. A beautiful expression of a grand Pomerol, combining concentration and silky tannins! The wine has a great ageing potential: you will start enjoying it in the next 5-7 years, but it will give you pleasure for the next 15-20 years. The silky touch of merlot combines perfectly with the minerality of the cabernet franc. The wines are blended early into the ageing process and find in this vintage the perfect balance between ripeness and freshness.
Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Inky garnet in color, the Kathryn Hall Cabernet Sauvignon exudes warmth and allure. Effusive aromas of ripe dark cherry , spiced chocolate , dusty earth and raspberry compote spill from the glass. The entry is voluptuous, supple, and opulent, while the mid-palate features enticingly decadent dark fruit and lengthy, sweet tannins, almost defying the boundaries of richness.
Moone Tsai Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon 2010This remarkable cabernet in its especially limited production quantities, receives our Cor Leonis designation, to mark its position as the very "best of our best" wines that we produce. Transfixed by the brightest star in the constellation Leo, the Romans dubbed it Cor Leonis, the "Heart of the Lion." Bearing an extraordinary combination of fruit from a trifecta of Napa Valley's most celebrated districts, our 2010 Cor Leonis Cabernet is the hallmark of our winemaking philosophy. The wine's nose entices with aromas of blackberry and spice. In the mouth, these give way to layers of rich, ripe black fruits that are subtly nuanced with minerality and clove. Twenty six months of aging in 90% new French oak provides elegant framing for this wine's concentration and intensity. With its seamless integration of sweet tannins, the wine is voluptuous on the palate, and delivers a sustained finish accented by cinnamon and dark chocolate. This richly expressive wine draws its prized fruit from Oakville's heralded To Kalon Vineyard, Pritchard Hill, and Caldwell Vineyard's legendary Block-15 - whose vines have flourished in the rocky, volcanic soils of the heralded Coombsville District for over 30 years. The clone of Cabernet grown on this vineyard is prized for its complexity and depth, and the company of wines sourced from this vineyard is noteworthy.
Château Rauzan-Segla Margaux 2006The outstanding Château Rauzan-Ségla makes structured, muscular red Bordeaux in the most classic style. Full-bodied and tannic, with a long, very dry finish, these wines have impeccable Cabernet Sauvignon character and flavor extraction. They can be rather aggressive and hard to comprehend when young. With age, however, their cigar box, cassis, floral and spice aromas are accompanied by equally intense flavors. The result is a perfectly balanced, memorably complex wine that is truly world class. Maturity for most vintages is reached between seven and thirty years, but many years live much longer.
Clos des Papes Chateauneuf du Pape Blanc 2010A brilliant year for the southern Rhone whites giving wines of freshness and ample acid structure to balance their depth and intensity. Will age superbly.
Canalicchio di Sopra Brunello di Montalcino 2004Brilliant garniet coloured wine, intense, resistant perfume with scents of undergrowth, dry taste harmonious and elegant and a long persistent aroma. Matches: Red meats and game. Seasoned cheeses.
Trimbach Riesling 2012Riesling is the most emblematic of Alsace grape varieties. Its delicate bouquet, the fine balance between its dry personality, its distinguished fruitiness and its natural vitality contribute to its exceptional richness. As the house style dictates, it is vinified dry. Riesling can be enjoyed throughout the meal, also with Alsace specialties, shellfish, seafood, quality fish, sushi/sashimi, white meats in white wine sauces or spices, pork dishes and refined spicy or Asian dishes.
Domaine de Courcel Pommard Les Fremiers 2010The Frémiers (0,79 ha) are located south of Pommard, right below the Rugiens, at the start of the slope. The red and brown soil, which is rich with both clay and limestone, is deeper (0.6-0.8m) than that of the Rugiens. The wines produced are very elegant and sophisticated. The aromas that can be identified lean towards fine spices and cooked fruits such as prunes. The tannins are very refined. To be served at 15°C.
Sleight of Hand Psychedelic Syrah 2013A blend of 100% Syrah, the 2013 Syrah The Psychedelic is a sensational effort that comes all from the Stoney Vine Vineyard in Walla Walla, which is in the Rock region. It offers lots of mulled black fruits, olive, smoked duck and lavender nuances to go with a full-bodied, big, ripe, hedonistic personality that never comes across as over the top or heavy. Replacing the Funkadelic release, enjoy this beauty through 2023.
G. D. Vajra Barolo Albe 2012
Joseph Drouhin Nuits-saint-georges Damodes 2011The Nuits-Saint-Georges Damodes displays a beautiful deep dark ruby colour and aromas of red fruit and spices. It is generous ont the palate, evolving towards smooth tannins. Very good ageing potential".
Cavallotto Barolo Bricco Boschis 2010Ruby red at the core with slight garnet reflections, this intense Barolo has an ethereal nose, with powerful aromas of dried fruit, jam, licorice, and violet. A rich, full-bodied wine, it is warm and quite soft, with evident but ripe and sweet tannins. This Barolo would pair well with red meat, typical cheeses, or game dishes.
Ampeleia Costa Toscana 2012Ampeleia is born from the synergistic blend of different grape varieties sourced in vineyards found on the hillsides dominated by the town of Roccatederighi, in the heart of Maremma. It embodies this land from the chestnut woods on higher ground, through the Mediterranean scrubland, to the lower fields with cork-oak woods. Six grape varieties are blended in this wine aspiring to represent the Mediterranean tradition of cultivating diversity.
Domaine Huet Vouvray Clos du Bourg Sec 2013This ancient, walled vineyard has the estate's shallowest, stoniest soils. The wines are rich and intense. Many consider this to be Vouvray's finest single vineyard site. Size: 6 hectares. Undergoes temperature-controlled fermentation in large, old oak demi-muids as well as stainless steel vats. There is no encouragement of the malolactic fermentation, thus many Huet wines remain rich in malic acid, a character that brings an age-worthiness to the wines. The concentration of residual sugar in demi-sec cuvées is traditionally around 10-20 g/l
Fess Parker Chardonnay 2015
Domaine de la Vieille Julienne Châteauneuf du Pape Réservé 2010It is not easy to explain how and for which reasons the Reserve is different...If the old vines of Grenache and Syrah, the natural approach and poor yield is the basis, it is the microclimate of the septentrional part of Châteauneuf du Pape that it will forge its character.
Pico Maccario Barbera d'Asti Lavignone 2014Pico Maccario, a dedicated Barbera specialist, is found on the hills of Mombaruzzo in the Asti DOCG at an average altitude of 180 meters. Comprising one single, contiguous parcel, their vineyard covers 70 hectares and is the largest solely-owned vineyard in Piedmont. Within the 70 hectares, there are some 315,000 vines capped at the end of each row by one of the approximately 4,500 red rose bushes on the property. It is no surprise that the rose is part of the winery's emblem.
Simi Sonoma County ChardonnayThe hue of this wine is brilliantly clear, golden straw with glimmers of golden light-a color that dramatically sets the stage for what is to come. The nose is similarly demonstrative, with expressive notes of pineapple, white peach, green apple, Meyer lemon, and orange blossom laced with hints of butter, toasty brioche, and smoke. It all comes together on the palate with zesty, fresh flavors of tangerine, lemon curd, stone fruit, white peach, and nectarine framed by sweet toast and vanilla followed with wet-stone minerality and orange peel on the finish. Enjoy this food-friendly Chardonnay with smoked salmon with lemon aioli and toasted brioche; spot prawns sautéed with garlic, lemon, and parsley; or a caprese salad with ripe peach slices, basil, and fresh mozzarella.
Smith and Hook Cabernet SauvignonA bouquet bursting with notes of mocha, coffee, toasted oak, vanilla, black currant, and licorice. Expansive flavors and the round viscous mouthfeel backed with concentrated tannic structure carry through to the smooth, lavish finish. The robust flavors are a great complement to braised short ribs, mushroom stroganoff, or a charred Gruyère burger.
Les Domaines Robert Vic Comtesse de Marion ChardonnayThe Chardonnay 'Comtesse de Marion' is vinified in stainless steel, temperature-controlled tanks in order to preserve the aromas and flavors achieved with the family's dedication and commitment to the vineyard work. To further preserve the wine's freshness and liveliness, malolactic fermentation is blocked. The result is a wine both refreshing and pleasingly round in texture, a Chardonnay that displays an altogether high level of complexity, for not a very high price. Don't miss this terrific value!
Red Tail Ridge Good Karma White BlendIntroducing our first charity wine-Good Karma. Ten percent of the gross profit per bottle will be donated to Foodlink, the regional food bank. This wine has concentrated aromas of apricot and grapefruit rind, with a hint of vanilla. Lush texture on the forward palate, with flavors of clover honey, orange oil, lime and quince followed by a tart citrus finish.
Gruet BrutThe Brut offers a crisp, and full-bodied sparkling wine, which has developed rich complexity and fine mousse. The allure of toasty finish from twenty-four months on tirage, is a complement to the sophisticated apple and citrus flavor.Winemaker's Note: Brilliant with ultra fine bubbles. A wonderful fine bouquet dominated by green apple and grapefruit flavors. A truly classic house style!
Chateau Haut-Florin Bordeaux Superieur
Calera Central Coast Chardonnay 2014This beautiful 2014 Chardonnay possesses delightful notes of hibiscus, pineapple and citrus. Flavors are so wonderfully integrated and balanced; Fuji apple, lemon chiffon and a soft, round, sensuous mouthfeel with a nice bright sweet-tart personality. A delicious wine all around.
Fattoria Rodáno Poggialupi 2014Bright aromas and flavors of raspberries and strawberries with racy and lean acidity is predominate. Moderate tannins and naturally high acidity gives this wine additional complexity and length. Surely the best Sangiovese in the region.
James Cabernet Sauvignon 2014
Velenosi Brecciarolo 2013Colour: Ruby with garnet red shades. Bouquet: Intense, with remarkable juicy red fruits hints. Floral bouquet of very fresh violets, with dark spices hints. Elegant vanilla notes complete its complex bouquet. Taste: Persistent, warm, full-bodied and well-orchestrated, it delivers the same notes to the palate as to the nose. A distinguished and equally charismatic wine.
Mossback Pinot NoirOur 2014 Mossback Pinot Noir is a blend of Russian River Valley fruit sourced from growers that winemaker Dan Cederquist has worked with for decades. These are the best grapes purchased from the best farmers from Dan's many years of winemaking in the Russian River. 2014 Pinot Noir opens with complex aromas of cola, beets, chocolate and rhubarb. A soft, silky entry leads to complex layers of mocha, barrel spice and deep, dark cherry flavors. This is a well-structured wine with full extraction of beautiful Pinot Noir flavors. Food pairing suggestions: all things duck!
Notre Dame des Pallieres Gigondas 2013
Trentadue Old Patch RedThis wine has dark red color with intense black aromas with blueberries and cherry cola as immediate first impression. With aeration, nuances of ripe plums, vanilla, maple and cocoa are showing with a slight dose of oak and toast. On the mouth, the wine is fresh and juicy with youthful brightness, finishing long and fruity.
La Cartuja Priorat 2014Smoky, spicy dark berries and mocha appear on the nose and in the mouth, with a subtle mineral nuance building in the glass. Tangy acidity adds lift and definition to the juicy, sharply focused palate. Finishes long and minerally with slow-building dusty tannins. Aged in used French oak barrels for six month. In the context of Priorat, this wine delivers excellent value. This wine has enough "stuffing" and structure to pair well with BBQ beef brisket or pork, grilled Argentine beef, and mesquite grilled or smoked baby back pork ribs. It also has a freshness and spice character that is a good match for Cuban roast chicken, pork with Latin spices and cracked pepper turkey.
The Prisoner Wine Company The Prisoner 2015The Prisoner was created and inspired by the drinkable "mixed blacks" first made by the Italian immigrants who originally settled in the Napa Valley. Launched in 2003, The Prisoner soon became the most recognized innovative and unique Napa Valley Red Wine blend, leading the resurgence of blends by incorporating Zinfandel with the unlikely "mix" of Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah, Petite Sirah, and Charbono. Features enticing aromas of Bing cherry, dark chocolate, clove, and roasted fig. Persistent flavors of ripe raspberry, boysenberry, pomegranate, and vanilla linger harmoniously, for a smooth and luscious finish.
Chateau du Mourre du Tendre Côtes du Rhône Villages Vieilles Vignes 2012This aged, old vine cuvee is full-bodied, deep and pure with an endearing rusticity. Drinks more like a Baby Châteauneuf!
Talley Vineyards Estate ChardonnaySoft gold in color, the 2014 Estate Chardonnay is a beautiful expression of the character and style of the Arroyo Grande Valley. On the nose, vibrant aromas of pear and stone fruits are followed by a hint of subtle toasted oak. The palate is soft and plush with delicate acidity. Notes of peach, lemon oil, baked brioche and slivered almonds are complemented by minerality true to the Arroyo Grande Valley. Enjoy this classic chardonnay with light seafood fare, such as steamed mussels or Dungeness crab.
Domaine La Guintrandy Cotes du Rhone Villages Visan Vieilles Vignes 2013Climate : Mediterranean, altered by the Mistral wind. Wine is aged completely in barrels to being bottled without filtration. With Food: the wine is excellent when drunk to accompany the truffles.
Bodegas Lan Crianza 2012Intense red cherry colour. Aromas of red fruits, strawberry, raspberry and cranberry framed by fine nuances of vanilla and toffee. Silky and structured on the palate, it has a long lasting and satisfying finish.
San Felice Chianti Classico 2014Made entirely from native grape varieties, chiefly Sangiovese with the addition of Colorino and Pugnitello, this is a typical, medium-bodied Chianti Classico with a marked personality of particular elegance. Vinification follows the traditional sequence, with medium-length maceration, followed by ageing for 12 months in Slavonian oak ovals.
Signorello Padrone 2010Aromas of coffee, raspberry creme, and dark chocolate arise from the glass. Second aromas of fresh tilled soil and black cherries add to the complex nose. On the palate, the rich mouth-feel is layered with flavors, raspberries, and dark chocolate. Toasty oak and a touch of vanilla enhance the well integrated tannins and impressive length. This is a balanced wine with power and grace.
Domaine Pascal Aufranc Chénas Vignes de 1939 2013Dark garnet robe with blue tints. The nose is displaying black fruits and spicy notes such as cinnamon. A very round and generous palate marked with soft tannins and a long and bright finish. To pair with red meat, wild games cooked with a mushroom sauce, pâté and charcuterie, goat cheese.
Domaine Philippe Tessier Cheverny Blanc 2014For this wine, Sauvignon Blanc is always the dominate grape. Chardonnay is used for body; Orbois is used to soften the wine as well as to heighten the perfume. This wine is has a fresh, delicate nose with notes of white flowers, peach and cassis.
Domaine Fourrey Chablis Mont De Milieu 2014