MOUNT EDEN VINEYARDS CHARDONNAY ‘ESTATE’ 2016 – $59.99
Aromas of green apple, pear, peach, nectarine, Meyer lemon, orange blossom, cinnamon, clove and sea spray. The palate is elegant, with savory, earth notes to complement the fresh fruit/floral components, displays mouthwatering acidity and a long, spice-driven finish.
REMELLURI RIOJA RESERVA 2013 – $39.99
The red and black fruit flavors here are alluring enough on their own, but the magic for food pairing purposes comes on with the seamless tannin integration and savory herbs that frame the persistent finish.
AZELIA BAROLO ‘SAN ROCCO’ 2015 – $85.00
Remarkably approachable for such a young Barolo, generously giving aromas and flavors of cherry, currant, plum, licorice, rose petals, tea leaf and crushed rock that lead into similar flavors, folded into a silky texture that is very well aligned with its tannin structure.
CHATEAU MAILLET ‘POMEROL’ 2015 – $59.99
If beef is on the menu for your holiday get together, this merlot/cabernet Franc blend from Pomerol in Bordeaux will dazzle with its captivating aromas and flavors of blackberry, black cherry, black raspberry, plum and dark chocolate. This is rich and full-bodied, with silky tannins and impressive length.