2011 Window Pane oozes with very fragrant ripe black raspberry and blackberry jam aromas. It is juicy, full bodied and loaded with extracted fruit yet balanced and very suave. aroma and flavor profile consists of: ripe black currant and blackberry with complex hints of dark chocolate, boysenberry, and plum with notes of cinnamon and hints of black cherry. finish is accentuated by wisps of gentle oak and dry but moderate tannins that integrate with dark fruit and linger nicely on palate. Blend:68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Petite Sirah, and 5% Carignane
A blended Rose added to great Piper-Heidsieck Cuvee Brut classic blend is a generous champagne. A great, not so classic, structured, full-bodied Champagne, with more than just a hint of red fruits and elaborated with a majority of Pinots Noirs, wines from over 100 crus, and Pinots Meuniers from Grande et Petite Montagne de Reims. About Limited Release Packaging: Inspired by protective and flexible qualities of crocodile skin, for its latest piece of innovative wearable bottle art, Champagne Piper Heidsieck has released new bodyguard bottle. Modelled on a real crocodile Piper Heidsieck Bodyguard second skin for your champagne presents as bright moulded latex a snappy take on champagne fashion! On palate: A brisk, original and juicy wine which simultaneously offers black cherry, blackberry, pink grapefruit and blood orange notes. This structure and fruitiness is enriched with warm, spicy notes of Espelette pepper, tea and liquorice. Tasting Panel rating: 93.
With one wine each from prestigious vineyards in Italy and Argentina, send them on a trip from the old world to the new. For the most adventurous of wine connoisseurs. Gift Includes: Bibi Graetz Casamatta Rosso 2011: Meaning Crazy House in Italian, the Casamatta is a Tuscan Sangiovese house wine with balanced acidity, light tannins and mellow fruit up front. Bodega Colome Amalaya 2010: A ruby red Malbec with notes of blackberry, cherry, and soft tannins, from Valle Calchaqui in Argentina's Salta province. Features: Presented in a sturdy wooden crate Measures 16 x 10 x 6. Personalize It! Complete the personalization option during checkout and we'll add an engraved, silver-plated hang tag to your gift. Select one or two lines of up to 15 characters per line, or choose an elegant three character monogram. Due to the alcoholic content of this gift, an adult signature is required upon delivery.
color is a rich scarlet-red, with opulent aromas of blackberry, black cherry, cinnamon, nutmeg and a hint of caramel. palate comes alive with flavors of ripe raspberries, strawberry jam, a dense blackberry core, warm gingerbread, and a hint of toffee. It is perfectly balanced with refreshing acidity, plush weight on mid-palate and a wonderfully supple texture. expansive fruit flavors carry through to a long, pure and persistent finish. When asked to describe this wine, I simply say it's like a taste of Christmas, all year long. Clark & Telephone Vineyard, located near corner of Clark Avenue and Telephone Road in Santa Maria Valley, is cooled by wind and fog that snakes in from Pacific Ocean along a channel of Santa Maria River. Established in 1972, Clark & Telephone Vineyard was planted own root to Martini clone. This heirloom clone of Pinot Noir, one of first to grace California coastlands, has become something of a lost treasure. Wine Spectator rating: 90.
aromas exude blackberry compote, black cherry, toasted brioche and hints of dark roasted coffee beans, fruity olives and toffee. feel on palate is rich and round on entry, but quickly opens and sweetens to offer sappy black cherry and sophisticated juiciness. fruit sweetness and pleasing structure persist to finish, accompanied by layers of vanilla, roasted hazelnuts and well integrated, other mouthwatering black fruits. Enjoy personality of Long Meadow Ranch and growing season, which are expressed in equal measure in this Cabernet. Wine Enthusiast rating: 93.
This red Bordeaux blend has deep, vibrant purple hues. A complex nose of blackberry and cassis laced with milk chocolate, mocha and molasses intertwine with cedar and toasted vanillin notes of cellar maturation. Flavors of blackberry, black cherry and bright ripe currant couple with vanillin and maple and are framed by a fine tannin structure. This is an elegant, graceful red wine with center, structure and charm.
Catena Cabernet Sauvignon shows a dark ruby color with violet tones. On nose, it offers intense aromas of ripe blackberry, black cherry, and cassis with notes of pepper, clove, and a touch of cedar. On palate, it is full-bodied and rich and displays layers of black currant and black raspberry with notes of cedar, tobacco and vanilla. This Cabernet Sauvignon is an elegant wine with silky tannins that provide structure and a long and persistent finish.
The Wine Advocate rating: 99. #77 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2014 Chateau D'Ampuis displays deep dark color with mauve tints with aromas of spices, black fruits and delicate oak; a dense, expressive and intense nose. A tannic and racy wine. Flavors of prunes, blackberry and vanilla. Powerful, concentrated and structured palate. A wine from a tannic and muscular vintage due to hot climate. Solid tannins, well rounded by long oak ageing.
2011 Swanson Napa Valley Merlot presents immediate appeal, showing a vibrant garnet color and robust aromas of freshly-crushed red and black cherries. Notes of sweet blackberry, coffee and allspice add further complexity. In mouth, wine exhibits ample black and red fruits, medium body and a fragrant, lingering finish. Expect optimum drinkability from 2014 through 2022. Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 91.
The Wine Advocate rating: 96. Monteverro is winery's flagship wine - its version of Tuscany's Premier Grand Cru. bouquet is complex, defined by black fruit aromas, such as blackberry and black currant. Hints of cedar, nutmeg, cigar box, and black pepper are balanced by fresh floral accents of tulips and earthy notes of mushrooms. This structured wine is layered with fruit flavors, opening with blackberry and cherry and showing blueberry and strawberry on close. tannins are bold, yet well-integrated. Fermented in a combination of stainless steel and French oak, wine is aged for 24 months in 70% new, 30% second-use French oak barrels. Blend: 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 35% Cabernet Franc, 10% Merlot, 10% Petit Verdot
The Wine Advocate rating: 95. Intense and concentrated, 2012 Schrader T6 is a fully amped, super-sexy Cabernet fruit bomb offering most provocative profile in Schrader portfolio. A study in clone 6, this wine reveals heady aromas of blackberry, raspberry, and cherry combined with savory spice. Upon entry, wallop of fruit and spice continues to play upon palate and creates an immensely pleasurable sensory experience.
This wine is very dark in color with intense aromas of blackberry, cassis, graphite, vanilla and cedar. palate shows intense notes of boysenberry, plum, blueberry, camphor, smoke, coffee, cedar, and Asian spices. The Wine Advocate rating: 91.
The Wine Advocate rating: 99. Vecina, which appeared with 1999 vintage in inaugural BOND release, is always powerful, intense and savory. Vecina's other hallmarks are blackberry fruit, with wild forest floor and mineral associated overtones. beautifully terraced volcanic soil slopes of this property reside in Oakville's western foothills. 11-acre site faces due east and is recipient of cool morning sun.
Aromatically exciting, nose beckons with crushed wild blackberry, teak, leather, sweet basil and green tea leaves. On palate, wine is seamlessly balanced, with a laser-like focus of fresh acidity and soft, sweet tannins. Flavors of cranberry, persimmon, black plum, chocolate-covered strawberry and espresso bean play off of sharp minerality and build to a persistent finish. This wine will drink well in its youth with a bit of air, or age gracefully in cellar for five to seven years. Serve with roasted venison, elk or other gamey meats. Wine Spectator rating: 91.
color is a vibrant ruby red. Aromas of ripe cherry, fleshy black plum and dried rose petal are beautifully intermingled with subtle notes of smoke, thyme and anise. palate opens with a delightful berries and cream character; bright raspberry, cranberry and cherry are nicely balanced by vanilla cream and a rich, rounded mouth-feel. It offers perfect balance of sweet and savory with fig jam and candied blackberry notes, complemented by cedar, cocoa powder and dark spices. The overall impression is one of balanced structure, bright acidity and silky tannins with a long, lingering finish. Wine Spectator rating: 92.
The Wine Advocate rating: 98. Schrader Cabernet Sauvignon, our flagship wine, is a compelling exploration of trio of Cabernet clones from Beckstoffer To Kalon vineyard. This massive and dense wine provides enthralling notes of dark berries, especially blackberry and blackcurrant. With complex structure and concentration, prodigious weight and character commands attention. Balancing out ripe fruit characteristics of this wine with firm, grippy tannins, 2012 Schrader is a tower of Cabernet power that continues to show a profound level of flavor.
This 2012 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon boasts alluring, complex aromas of dense dark cherry, boysenberry and blackcurrant fruit supplemented by enticing toasted oak and dark chocolate scents. Rich and lush on palate with deeply concentrated cassis, blackberry and black fig flavors, wine culminates in a remarkably long finish showcasing ripe fruit, dark chocolate and wood spice tones framed by finely grained tannins. Seductive now for its luscious fruit, this classic Napa Valley cabernet will evolve beautifully in bottle over next 7-10 years. The Wine Advocate rating: 90.
With a bouquet defined by classic Fiddlestix notes of black cherry and cola, along with hints of clove, nutmeg, and anise peppering nose throughout, this silky and seductive wine continues to evolve in your glass. Touches of raspberry and blackberry greet taster, while notes of sassafras and vanilla finish wine with a mouthwatering conclusion. It's bright, vibrant and sexy! International Wine Cellar rating: 91.
From Stagecoach Vineyard high on eastern volcanic ridge above Napa, comes this rich and decadent, limited production Cabernet Sauvignon. vivid red soils and rocky slopes come together to produce a wine with an aroma of sweet blackberry and cassis fruit that carries over into a superbly balanced and polished palate.
Intense nose with Malbec traces of ripe, sweet plum and blackberry laced with Cabernet Sauvignon and Petit Verdot spice fragances. Barrel aging provides further complexity with delicate oak and vanilla flavors. This unctuous and jammy wine is ideal with honey glazed pork, grilled sirloin steak with orange sauce and lamb tagine recipes. The Wine Advocate rating: 93.