This unique collection of exotic blends from the Argentine and Chilean highlands will be of great interest to the wine enthusiast who wants to break up the old Napa Valley routine. Gift Includes: Veramonte Sauvignon Blanc (La Gloria) 2011: A hard-to-find Sauvignon Blanc from the Casablanca Valley. Rooted in coastal mountain surroundings, the cool climate produces a citrusy, tropical Chardonnay balanced with a crisp acidity. 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. Optional personalized silver hang tag. Measures 13.75 x 11.75 x 4. 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 18 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.
This wine is from United States, California region, Napa County sub-region and Napa Valley appellation. In 2004, F. Allan Chapman purchased the 638 acre Priest Ranch property and the following year, combined it with the 990 acre Lynch Vineyards to create Priest Ranch Wines. Craig Becker is the director of winemaking and viticulture. The vineyards are located in eastern Napa County on hills ranging in elevation from about 850-2,400 feet. Two hundred acres of sustainably farmed vineyards are divided into 87 individual blocks and are planted on various soils alluvial fans, silty clay and fractured shale, and Akin. Of the 87 blocks, Priest Ranch sources its Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Petite Sirah and Sauvignon Blanc from its top 10 blocks and sells the remainder to some of Napa Valley’s finest David Ramey and Heidi Barrett and respected wineries like Caymus, Duckhorn, Orin Swift, Pahlmeyer and Viader.. (95% Cabernet Sauvignon/5% Petit Sirah). The vineyards at the Somerston Estate are located in the eastern hills of Napa Valley and situated at 820-2,400 feet. The grapes from 11 hillside blocks were cold soaked for eight days and fermented for 12-14 days. The wine was aged for 24 months in French oak (35% new) during which it was racked three times in its first year and three in year two.. Aromas of dark chocolate, cedar and juicy blackberry with flavors of ripe summer berries and hints of spice and cracked pepper are supported by supple and persistent tannins. CABERNET SAUVIGNON Wine California Still Wine
This wine is from United States, California region, Napa County sub-region and Napa Valley appellation. The 2005 ZD Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon represents another example of our commitment to producing powerful cabernets that also exhibit an elegant balance and distinctive style. With ZDs organically farmed Rutherford Estate as the core, this wine is a blend from several small low yielding hillside vineyards in the Napa Valley. Each vineyard lot was fermented and aged separately for one year before blending. The final reserve blend was then returned to barrel for an additional two years of rest in American Oak barrels. Savoring the intense aromas of ripe blackberry, cassis and plum, and subtle notes of clove, anise and sweet vanilla is an absolute joy. Deep, ripe black fruit is enveloped in soft, velvety tannins that carry extraordinary fruit flavors through to a long, seductive finish. This wine is drinking great right now but will age beautifully for many years to come. Only 800 cases produced! Enjoy!-Chris Pisani, Winemaker CABERNET SAUVIGNON Wine CALIFORNIA STILL WINE
Feels chunky and gritty in the mouth with fresh young tannins giving a hard bite. Down under all that are flavors of ripe blackberry jam and spice. It doesn t seem likely this will age beyond the life of its tannins so drink over the next five year... Wine Enthusiast A Cabernet Sauvignon wine from California in USA. 2009 2009 Envy Wines Cabernet Sauvignon Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml
This wine is from Australia, South Australia region, Limestone Coast sub-region. Grapes for this wine were grown exclusively in Australia’s Padthaway region, famous for its rich, red soils overlying hard limestone rock.. The palate is full bodied and elegant with dark plum and blackberry flavors complemented by touches of eucalpytus and mint. Supple, silky tannins form the basis of this finely structured and balanced Shiraz. SYRAH Wine Australian Still Wine
You'll enjoy aromas of ripe black fruits and flavors of blackberry and luscious fruit notes developing into spicy black cherry and hints of cured meats and black tea.
With this popular gift set, you can sample six signature reds from most famous wine regions in world. For wine adventurer in search of bold flavors, host your own taste-off to see how they compare. Each bottle is carefully chosen to represent best example of red wine from its region. Wine Gift Collection Includes: France: Chateau Maucaillou Le Bordeaux From region that perfected red blend, this blend from Bordeaux, France illustrates a whole that's greater than sum of its parts. It displays aromas of red and black fruits and delicate wood. palate is both balanced and powerful with fine tannins and a lengthy finish. Italy: Frescobaldi Remole Toscana Rosso Italy produces a wide variety of wines naturally high in acid that lend themselves well to classic Italian fare. This Sangiovese has rich notes of blackberry and cherry and fragrant hints of spice and black pepper. Argentina: Bodegas Nieto Senetiner Malbec On
The Wine Advocate rating: 95. #2 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2014 This is a big wine yet remains elegant. There are layers of rich cherry and blackberry fruits, creamy vanilla notes, chocolate and even some pepper and spice. It has great intensity and a silkiness that lingers over palate.
Antica Napa Valley 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is pure, rich, and structured a style that showcases layers of ripe plum, blackberry and wild berry along with accents of mocha and espresso. wine has firm tannins yet ends with an elegant, graceful presence. Blend: 100% Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon The Wine Advocate rating: 92.
2011 Cabernet Sauvignon is big and lush with huge gobs of fruit in aroma and flavor. texture of wine is soft and supple, typical of Cabernet Sauvignons grown in our area of Oakville AVA. sweet vanilla character derived from 22 months in barrels blends well with black cherry and blackberry flavors and aromas of wine.
The Wine Advocate rating: 97. A pure, wild, powerful nose of blackberry and tar is complimented by a gentle floral lift of lavender and violets. Full-bodied with great concentration, silky tannins and perfectly judged extract, this vigorous and suave young wine has a long, long future ahead of it. 92% Shiraz & 8% Viognier
2010 Merlot has been aged in thirty-three percent new French and American oak barrels for eighteen months. resulting wine shows intense aromas of black cherry, blackberry, and cassis. Complex nuances of cocoa and coffee bean emerge as wine opens up. This is a big Merlot that will age for many years to come. The Wine Advocate rating: 92.
Santiago 3/4 Sleeve Dress - Blackberry Wine - You'll find so many ways to wear this easy maxi dress of supremely soft Peruvian pima cotton and modal knit, flowing in full-length luxuriance from the scoop neckline to an A-line slimming silhouette.
Wine Enthusiast rating: 95. 1994 vintage of this wine was ranked #1 on Wine Spectator's Top 10 Wines of 1997 Impenetrable black color. A classic Fonseca nose dominated by an exuberant, hedonistic fruitness, a powerful redolence of dark dense blackberry and blackcurrant which slowly releases a heady mix of spicy herbal aromas, seductive notes of coffee and cocoa, hints of prune and wild scents of gumcistus. thick velvety tannins give wine a voluputous density, integrating effortlessly with sumptuous infusion of blackberry jam, dark chocolate and liquorice which coats palate. tannins are also present on finish which brims with blackberry and blackcurrant flavor.
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.
Wine Enthusiast rating: 94. A complex and layered expression of deliciously dark fruit intermingled with currant and raw cacao. Blackberry and cherry collide with hints of cola and espresso. Blend: 92% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Cabernet Franc
Aromas of blackberry, blueberry and cassis mingle with hints of violet and dark chocolate to seduce and intrigue. palate is inviting and silky, with a vivid core of cassis that defines every sip, balanced by a backbone of acidity and a smooth tannin structure. This wine's neverending, layered finish makes it enjoyable now or cellarworthy through 2026. Decant prior to serving to further accentuate aromas and flavors. Wilfred Wong of Wine.com rating: 91.
2011 Austin Hope Syrah has rich, deep purple color. Deep aromas of blackberry and earth are on full display as wine opens up. It has enticing acidity and supporting flavors of blueberry and blackberry, leather and licorice. It finishes with flavors of smoked meats and white pepper. Tasting Panel rating: 91.
2006 Cabernet Sauvignon offers pure, ripe Cabernet Sauvignon fruit centered on currant and unfolding to blackberry and black cherry flavors. palate offers full-bodied richness and power, with a persistent display of freshness in smooth and lingering finish. Wine Spectator rating: 88.