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  1. Les Bouquinistes Red Wine Napa Valley 2017

    Les Bouquinistes Red Wine Napa Valley 2017

    A mash-up blend of 33% Petite Sirah, 27% Merlot, 27% Petite Verdot and 13% Zinfandel, giving this an inky color and a big chewy texture. The blend leads to a very attractive, inviting fruity, floral nose with lots of rich black fruit aromas of berries and cherries, as well as chocolate, cloves, and licorice. Blackberries, dark plum, cedar, and tobacco are very inviting. That juiciness if off-set with a firm, grainy structure that lingers. Learn More
  2. Meinkleng Burgenland Red Osterreich 2018

    Meinkleng Burgenland Red Osterreich 2018

    This is a biodynamic blend of three of Austria’s most popular red grapes: Zweigelt (60%), Blaufränkisch (30%), and Sankt Laurent (10%). Together the grapes create a wine that is “easy-drinking”, yet full of depth and spice. The freshness of blackberries, tart plum, and raspeberries is magnified by the partial use of carbonic maceration. The tell-tale herb characters of Blaufränkisch lead to a well structured, seamlessly long finish. Learn More
  3. Blacksmith Merlot Stags Leap 2016

    Blacksmith Merlot Stags Leap 2016

    Vintner Matt Smith has delivered another great bargain with this 2016 from Stags Leap District. A beautiful, complex smoky nose of ripe plum, blueberries, black cherries, mocha, cloves pepper, and licorice invites you to discover a soft, lingering palate that is juicy and long. Firm tannins and refreshing acidity give the wine great structure, complementing the round mouthfeel. Learn More
  4. Calluna CVC 2015

    Calluna CVC 2015

    51% Merlot, 19% Cabernet Sauvignon, 15% Cabernet Franc, 8% Malbec, 7% Petit Verdot. From the Chalk Hill AVA in Sonoma comes this enticing and very approachable blend. It’s aged in 20% new oak for 21 months to give a smooth texture that’s firmed out by gripping tannins. Aromas of ripe plum, blackcurrant, black cherry, and dried herbs are well balanced and integrated on the fresh palate. Very inviting. Learn More
  5. Keever "Inspirado" Napa Valley 2014

    Keever "Inspirado" Napa Valley 2014

    77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 16% Merlot, 7% Malbec. With Jim Barbour growing the grapes on Howell Mountain and Celia Welch making the wine, you are assured of top quality. Aromas of dark purple berries, mulling spices, toasted hazelnuts, mocha, tobacco, and wild anise waft from the glass when one swirls this ripe, complex Bordeaux-style blend. Well-integrated oak, great lift, mid-palate complexity, and length on this vibrant, very approachable wine. Learn More
  6. Clif Family "The Climber" 2016

    Clif Family "The Climber" 2016

    52% Merlot/48% Cabernet Sauvignon, coming from Calistoga and St. Helena, and aged in 40% new French oak for 18 months. This is an enticing blend that’s full and fruity without being too big or aggressive: aromas of red plums, blackcurrant, black cherry, chocolate, coffee, licorice, and cloves followed by a palate with soft, ripe tannins for an approachable wine that goes down very easily. Learn More
  7. Eric Kent "Untethered" Red Blend Mendocino 2017

    Eric Kent "Untethered" Red Blend Mendocino 2017

    74% Syrah, 15% Petite Sirah, 8% Merlot, and 3% Viognier. This unusual blend is a delicious and very approachable California take on the Rhône. The red and black fruit aromas of blackberry, black cherry, red plum, and raspberry are fresh and crunchy, given extra complexity by licorice, tarragon, and clove aromas, all held together by a firm, chewy tannic grip. A great value wine that’s easy to drink but which also has great depth. Learn More
  8. Rocca Vespera Red Wine Napa Valley 2014

    Rocca Vespera Red Wine Napa Valley 2014

    50% Cabernet Sauvignon, 27% Syrah, 23% Merlot. Small family winery making this full, rich, and very drinkable blend, dominated by Cabernet for ripe blackcurrant aromas, plus Syrah for some luscious blackberry and Merlot for plush plums, all held together by a tight tannic and oaky structure, with extra aromas of licorice, black tea, and olives. Generous, round, and mouthfilling. Learn More
  9. Arietta Hudson Vineyards Merlot 2015

    Arietta Hudson Vineyards Merlot 2015

    One of the best Napa Merlots, from Hudson vineyard in Carneros where there is the perfect balance between warm days and cooling morning breezes and fog. Made by star winemaker Andy Erikson, there’s an extremely attractive, open nose of violets, red plums, black cherries, tarragon, and sage, with oak aromas of smoke and black pepper, followed by a palate with a grainy texture, a serious, intense structure, and a long finish. Learn More
  10. Hunt & Harvest Merlot Napa Valley 2015

    Hunt & Harvest Merlot Napa Valley 2015

    Merlot is finally getting the recognition it deserves as one of Bordeaux’s most important grapes which also performs very well here in Napa. This is aged in 20% new oak, giving the wine a grainy texture alongside the forward, fruity aromas of red plums, red cherries, and blackcurrant plus dark chocolate and sage. Very fresh and lively on the palate, this will go down very easily especially with barbeque food. Learn More