Conundrum Red 2014
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With an alluring crimson color, this wine draws you in with aromas of dark German chocolate, rich berries and fresh lavender. The nose conveys just the right amount of oak, making you think of a campfire in the woods, with an earthy scent in the air. Entry on the palate is round and broad, with lush flavors of candied cherries and baking chocolate. Fine, granular tannis create the sensation of silky smoothness. The finish offers hints of cocoa, both playful and serious all the way through to the end of every sip. Be bold and serve slight chilled.
Wine SpectatorDark and potently built, with zesty smoked plum, grilled anise and cracked pepper flavors. Petite Sirah, Zinfandel and other red varieties. Drink now through 2024. 120,200 cases made.
Catena Zapata Alta Malbec 2013Catena Alta Malbec is sourced from Lot 18 of the Angélica vineyard, located in Lunlunta (3018 ft elevation), Lot 4 from the La Pirámide vineyard, located in Agrelo (3117 ft elevation), Lot 2 from the La Consulta vineyard, located in La Consulta (3593 ft elevation), and Lots 3 & 9 from the Adrianna vineyard, located in Gualtallary (4757 ft elevations). This wine undergoes a demanding selection process in both the vineyard and the winery.
Beaulieu Vineyard Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Georges de Latour Private Reserve Cabernet is widely considered the standard bearer of fine Rutherford Cabernet. Georges de Latour Cabernet Sauvignon-sourced from our landmark Rutherford terroir and crafted in our state-of-the-art winery by Jeffrey Stambor.
Honig Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2014Bright blackberry, red plum, and raspberry fruit with notes of cranberry, black tea, spice and coriander seed. Luscious and balanced, with toasty oak and a long finish.
Moulin d'Issan Bordeaux Supérieur 2014From August 21st until the end of November, summer conditions are setting in for long with continuous heat and dry weather. The Indian summer has allowed a rigorous selection plot by plot, offering to our 2 grape varieties progressive and optimal ripeness. The harvested berries present a beautiful fruit crunchy and generous, with some delicate and refined tannins. Thanks to the perfect conditions during the month of June, we have obtained a homogeneous flowering around June 25th, without gaps between the Merlot and the Cabernet Sauvignon.
Sigalas Santorini 2016Straw-blonde color with light shades of green. Subtle nose of citrus fruit. Excellent structure, full-bodied with rich mineral character and crisp acidity with a long aftertaste. Serve with fish, seafood and white meats with light sauces.
Hardin Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Sourced from several regions within Napa including some valley floor and a bit of hillside fruit. Following the blow-out success of the first effort, Doug has continued to put together a stellar follow-up throughout the years. This is very impressive juice that continues to offer tremendous value for Napa Cab!
Fog Theory Pinot Noir 2014The 2014 Fog Theory is exceptionally dark and rich. Aromas of ripe raspberry and dark berry fill the glass with hints of vanilla. The 20% new oak allows the grape tannin to shine, while still contributing barrel spices to the palate. A full, lush mouthfeel is accented by soft notes of nutmeg and pepper on the finish.
Venge Scout's Honor 2015This vintage has a gorgeous, concentrated assemblage of aromas of stone fruits, crushed blue herbs, violets, cherry, anise, and a touch of honeysuckle. On the palate is pure richness from the old-vine Zinfandel with loads of super-ripe blackberry, pepper spice, and an enveloping masculinity of char and tannins from the Syrah, Charbono and Petite Sirah. A seamless balance and mouth coating deliciousness are found throughout the palate, with an extra long finish with a touch of barrel tannin at the end. 2015 Scout's Honor is certainly a generous mouthful of red wine that we recommend be opened and enjoyed immediately upon release. Cellared correctly it will age for 5 to 8 years.
Ramos Torres Branches Red Blend 2010Branches is our wine label that focuses on big, rich Cabernet Sauvignon based wines. The name "Branches" comes for a colloquial translation of Ramos from Spanish to English. We source our Cabernet Sauvignon for Branches from the Peterson Vineyard in Lodi, CA. The Peterson Vineyard produces fruit of incredible richness and complexity on its sandy soils. The Peterson's have been farming the land sustainably for four generations.
Justin Cabernet Sauvignon 2015Appearance: Dark purple ruby core, slightly lighter at the rim showing light staining on the glass. Aroma: Aromatic with bright ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, baking spice, savory dried autumn leaves, subtle violet floral notes with a hint of caramelized barrel sweetness. Palate: Dry, moderate plus bodied, with ripe red and black cherry, and blackcurrant fruit joined by vanilla and cinnamon spice notes on the entry. The mid-palate is fresh with sustained ripe fruit, toasty oak notes and softly textured tannins. The finish is moderately long with notes of cherry candy and blackcurrant fruit matched with subtle classic Cabernet savory elements. Pairings: The 2015 JUSTIN Cabernet Sauvignon is a great all-around choice for a wide range of food pairings from a simple cheese and charcuterie plate or a burger to vegetable lasagna, or even a prime rib. If you are looking for a quality, all-purpose red wine, this is it!
Heitz Cellar Napa Valley Chardonnay 2015Elegantly assertive aromas of honeysuckle, white peach and lemon zest hint at the clean, refreshing nature of the palate. With just a touch of sweetness from French oak barrels, a well-balanced acidity and a slight creaminess, this Chardonnay is stunning. Enjoy the long, lingering finish - this is one glass of Chardonnay you won't want to put down.
Silver Oak Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2013Our 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon artfully combines the classic elegance of the old world and the ripe fruit of California. It displays an opaque garnet color with a bouquet driven by fruity aromas of blackberry liqueur and hoisin sauce. It also offers the savory components of sage and molasses. These complex aromatics are complemented by sandalwood and nutmeg characteristics indicative of American oak aging. This is a well-structured wine with a compact and rich mid-palate buttressed by silky tannins and generous acidity. Given proper cellaring, this wine will provide drinking pleasure through 2037.
Veuve Clicquot Brut Yellow Label 1.5LThe strength of this golden-yellow wine is immediately pleasing to the nose while its complexity explodes on the palate. The initial notes of fruit are followed by more discreet aromas of brioche and vanilla when the wine is allowed to age in the bottle. Brut Carte Jaune offers a perfect balance of finesse and forcefulness. Food Pairings: Salmon, blinis, fish tartars, pasta, parmesan, seafood, crackers.
Cherry Pie Stanly Ranch Pinot Noir 2013A very showy wine - bright red in color. A swirl grips the glass and leaving a magenta stain. On the nose, fruit pours out of the glass immediately. Cherry liqeur, raspberry and camphor - there's even little French Toast in the background. Bright acidity wraps the red fruits and black cherry on the palate. The tannins are youthful. A purists Pinot Noir.
Cade Howell Mountain Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2014Our Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon dazzles with its opulent, brambly blue and blackberry layers, balanced by dark chocolate and an incredibly welcoming personality. This gorgeous wine is unusually open, resonant and richly layered. Hints of smoke, tar, licorice and minerality add complexity to the intense dark fruit. "This is a wine I want to drink, not merely taste", says winemaker Danielle Cyrot. All the elements come together in an effortless, inviting wine loaded with layers of intrigue.
Layer Cake Pinot Noir 2015Expressive notes of raspberry, pomegranate, and cranberry, are supported by dried tea leaf and tobacco on the nose. The palate is layered texturally and has rich, pronounced blackberries and ripe plum. Soft, fine-grained tannins and smoky, dark chocolate linger through the finish.
Merry Edwards Russian River Valley Sauvignon Blanc 2015Our style of Sauvignon Blanc is designed to bring out the best in this regal varietal. It's highly floral, effusing scents of hibiscus, honeysuckle, jasmine and orange blossom. Notes of muskmelon, mango, papaya and guava widen the aroma, along with accents of white peach, nectarine and Meyer lemon. Hints of minerality, crème brûlée and toasted hazelnuts add even more sophistication. In the mouth, this wine is lush with good viscosity. This richness is balanced by sweet Ruby Red grapefruit, tangerine zest and lively acidity throughout. Our Sauvignon Blanc ages along with the best of those from Sancerre.
Binomio Montepulciano d'Abruzzo 2012Deep dense intense ruby red colour, with a purple viscous rim. Intense nose with ripe blackberry, wild strawberry and spices. Powerful and expansive on the palate, with ripe tannins and great balance. Round and fresh ending, long-lasting, with aromatic persistence. Food Pairing: Pecora alla Callara. Oven-baked or grilled meat. Matured cheese.
Paolo Scavino Langhe Nebbiolo 2012Ruby red with garnet shades, beautiful clarity. The nose is delicate and complex: the essence of Nebbiolo. The underlying structure is vibrant, and elegant with soft tannins and harmonious acidity.
Behrens Family Winery Sainte Fumée Red Wine 2013Each wine is a low tech labor of love: crushed into one-ton T-bins, punched down by hand, gently transferred to barrel, and bottled unfined and unfiltered. One only has to look at Les and Lisa's hands during harvest to know their wines are truly "hand-crafted." The couple also gravitates toward small, interesting and low-yielding vineyard sites, working with growers who they know, like and trust, and who are as obsessive about quality as they are. For Les and Lisa, it's all about letting the vineyards steal the show, and allowing the wines to speak for themselves.
Milbrandt Traditions Cabernet Sauvignon 2012Our 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon is smooth and rich with classic aromas of dark cherry, blackberry, dried herbs and hints of vanilla and esprresso. This wine is dense with chewy tannins on nthe mid-palate giving way to a touch of vanilla and toast on the lingering finish.
Champagne Barons de Rothschild Brut Blancs de BlancsIn this wine, Chardonnay, is the signature of the refined, daring style of the de Rothschild Family's passion for this Champagne varietal and stands out in this cuvée, with its rare levels of purity and intensity. The first impression is clean and precise, followed by a silky freshness kept aloft by citrus and white fruit notes. The nose is dominated by citrus, which blends with the aromatic hints of fresh almonds and dried fruit. The Blanc de Blancs displays a crystalline golden-yellow color that produces a fine foam and a continuous thread of delicate bubbles. The creamy sensation of its fine, chiselled bubbles is paired with a persistent, distinguished mineral soft- ness.This pure, delicate, complex cuvée embodies the essence of the de rothschild Family's winemaking values: perfection, constancy, and a spirit of excellence and refinement, all given the utmost of care. This rich, ethereal and complex cuvée embodies the essence of the de Rothschild family's winemaking values: perfection, constancy, and a spirit of purity and refinement, all given the utmost of care.