SMYTHE AND RENFIELD CHARDONNAY
New Zealand Chardonnay is pure gold! Flavors of yellow apple and pear pop into the palate with hints of apricot cream and hazelnut. Pair with roast chicken and tangerines.
THE NED DRY ROSE
This deliciously DRY Rose flashes flavors of rose petals, red berries and kisses of watermelon. The finish is refreshing and tantalizing! Pair with a gouda grilled cheese sandwich packed with smoked ham.
MUIRWOOD CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Black currant and cherry abound in this full-bodied Cab. Nuances of vanilla and chocolate chip cookie linger on the long-lasting finish. Pair with a meat lovers pizza this weekend!
Chardonnay all day! It’s an easy drinking wine that offers lemon zest, apple blossom and pear with hints of caramel and toasted hazelnuts. Pair with days that end with ‘Y’.
CA’MOMI ROSSO RED BLEND
This wine has Texas size flavor. Blackberry and blueberries rock into notes of smoke and charred oak. The finish offers pie crust and roasted nuts. Pair with friends at your next BBQ party.
CHATEAU PAS DE RAUZAN RED BLEND
A big wine that is jam packed full of flavor. Sturdy tannins give the wine depth with notes of currant and cherry. The finish offers whiffs of mocha and vanilla. Pair with a sloppy bacon cheeseburger.
PIERRE ARCHAMBAULT MUSCADET
A Perfect summer stunner! Pierre shows flavors of lemon citrus, melon and pear that mingle into a good backbone of crisp, un-oaked acidity. This low alcohol, pool pounder begs to be ice cold for copious consumption.
PIERRE ROUGON COTE DU RHONE VILLAGES RED BLEND
Rougon is an expressively fruit forward wine with flavors of red berries and raspberry that flow into hints of mocha, coffee and strawberry jam. Pair spicy chicken and boudin gumbo.
STEFFEN KABINETT OFF-DRY RIESLING
Yea! It’s cool to drink Riesling again. Supple and refreshing, this wine has licks of sweetness that are enveloped by white peach, lime citrus and wildflowers. Pair with drunken noodles (look it up!).
LEOPARD’S LEAP CABERNET SAUVIGNON
Some of the world’s best value wines are from South Africa. Flavors of mulberry and blackberry integrate into nutmeg, cinnamon and oak. Pair with your favorite street taco stand.
VALLEBELBO MOSCATO D’ASTI
Moscato continues to make you smile. It’s spritzy and fun with flavors of honeyed mango and papaya with fresh meadow flowers wafting through your palate. Pair with a chill and the back porch on these hot summer days.
TRUMPETER RESERVE MALBEC
Malbec is thriving at this price. Trumpeter is dense and flavorful with dark cherry and plum that mingle with juicy tannins and notes of pepper and sweet spices. Pair with steak fajitas and shrimp brochette.
James C. Barlow, CWE, CSS