2008 Spicy Wine
Tinto Rey means Red King. Tempranillo is the king of Spanish red wines and one of the most important red varietals in our Matchbook vineyard in the Dunnigan Hills. The Spanish varietals Tempranillo and Graciano contribute spicy red berry fruit flavors, Syrah adds rich flavors of black cherry and blueberry, the spicy cedar and tobacco notes are from the cool-weather ...
Item No. 122097
The wine has a very deep, youthful color, and intense, almost purple hue. There is a very classic Rubicon nose with violets, ripe plum, cedar wood and intense spiciness. Still young and still intense, it promises further maturation potential. The palate is full bodied, structured but packed with fresh dark fruit and rounded, linear tannins.
Item No. 124395
Castelgiocondo Brunello di Montalcino is a clear ruby red with garnet highlights. Pronounced notes of blackberry are elegantly accompanied by floral notes such as violet. The nose is complex and well-blended: spicy notes of black pepper and clove, tobacco and leather, and "jus de viande" reflect well the evolution of the wine. Resonating tannin textures, mellow structure with a long ...
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Item No. 123791
Ruby red with rich, spicy red fruit notes. Full-bodied with solid structure, intense minerality and slow-maturing tannins. Pairs well with fresh egg pastas, risottos, white meats, red meats, venison and cheeses.
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Item No. 123893
Dark ruby color. Intense and complex bouquet combining fruits of the forest and a hint of spice, with a slight depth of floral notes. Dense and delicious in the mouth, where exquisite tannins reveal refined toasted notes acquired from select oak. Balanced complexity and rich flavors provide good length and tempt a pleasant tasting experience.A splendid bottle to marry with ...
Item No. 121910
This wine has a deep and intense ruby red color. Santa Rita Medalla Real Carmenere has a complex bouquet that combines fresh black fruits and spicy notes with elegantly defined oak to heighten the wine's chocolate and vanilla characteristics. A big and flavorful wine that is concentrated and and persistent with elegant tannins.Delicious with steak, barbecue, venison, game birds, and ...
Chile, South America
Item No. 104589
Plum red with a thin red rim. The aroma of the wine is fruit driven with combination of the black fruits plum, cherries and blackberries. The fruitcake aromas are rounded off by a subtle oak spice to the finish. There are also distinctive earthy undertones to this claret. The fruit from the aroma follows through onto a seductive mid-palate, supported ...
Item No. 121287
Il Feuduccio Montepulciano D'Abruzzo is deep ruby with purple reflections. The bouquet shows gorgeous aromas of black cherry and currant fruit meshed with licorice, scorched earth and goudron. Impressively ripe, fleshy, flavorful and full-bodied.
Item No. 125435
This peculiar soil and climate of Campo de Borja give this wine a special character. The grapes come from the best hillside vineyards planted with the oldest Garnacha vines.
Item No. 114216
Full body, rich, good structure, with hints of mint and chocolate.Try with Pasta of all kinds, ragout sauces, poultry.
Southern Italy, Italy
Item No. 125518
Predicador 2008 is a deep cherry-red color. On the nose red fruitsand black fruits predominate, with spicy notes and soft oak,showing great complexity. The palate is pleasant and full-bodied,refreshing and full of fruit. Its balancing acidity and ripe tanninsbring power and a long finish.Blend: 96% Tempranillo, 3% Garnacha, 1% Viura
Item No. 123854
Bright, dark red. Spicy red berries, cherry and a flinty nuance on the nose. Then silky, supple and sweet with chewy black and red cherry flavors. Not especially fleshy but offers an attractive restrained sweetness and finishes with rather soft tannins and good length. Perfect for sirloin steak, grilled, roasted or stewed red meats.
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Item No. 125717
The hallmark of Chateau d'Ampuis is an unbelievably seductive perfume full of sweet red fruits, black fruits and spices, and an elegance despite the intense concentration of fruit. Chateau d'Ampuis defines what a great wine should be with its beautiful balance, complexity and length.
Cote Rotie, Rhone, France
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Item No. 117685
An evanescent light pink color, with shiny salmony hints. Delicate bubbles, which quickly form a steady, creamy flow. The intense deep bouquet reveals a succession of finely complex aromatic 'layers.'First of all fruity, almost tart aromas of wild raspberry and bilberry, reminiscent of a mountain fruit sabayon. Next, sweet, warm, delicately rosy 'pink macaroon' floral hints, along with pithy ...
Item No. 123409
Jammy and briary berry aromas are accented withvanilla, cumin and baking spices. Ripe, richblackberry jam with notes of black currant on thepalate; complimented by cocoa, roasted coffee andblack pepper spice notes. Soft tannins, balancedacidity and light toasty oak frame the finish.This versatile Zinfandel is especially suited toMediterranean and spicy ethnic dishes as well asbarbecued meats ...
Sonoma County, California
Item No. 104461
The bouquet is intense, complex, fruit-forward and spicy with hints of ripe red berry fruits enriched by various spicy notes. Warm, soft and harmonic on the palate. Great balance among pronounced tannins, acidity and savoriness. This elegant wine has good potential for further cellar aging.
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Item No. 123723
A classic Cabernet Sauvignon that can compete with the best from around the world, this wine has an intense red/purple color and an enjoyable, complex nose that is reminiscent of berries, spice, cedar, chocolate and much more. The nose carries through to the palate, delivering rich, full texture and berry-spicy-cedar flavors. It is a well-balanced wine with a lingering, pleasing ...
Argentina, South America
Item No. 104794
This Padthaway/ McLaren Vale blend ofShiraz offers a lovely toasted spice lift mixed with plums and red berry fruit, along with background hints fresh floral and spearmint characters.On the plate, juicy McLaren Vale berry and plum fruit are initially present, the wine is dense and hints of leather and complimentary toasted spicy notes. The characters of the Padthaway components shine ...
South Australia, Australia
Item No. 115894
Luberri Biga has classic smoke and woodsy aromas surrounded by forest fruits. Spices, red peppers and dark fruit flavors framed by soft persistent tannins. In the mouth it is light and pleasant, emphasizing a hint of freshness.
Item No. 120311
Santi Amarone is deep garnet red in color showing intense dry grapes and plums with hints of spices (cloves and cinnamon) cherry jam and iris. Toasted almonds complete the finish.
Item No. 109908
Inspiracion Valdemar has a bright red cherry color with violet glints. On the nose, it displays complex and ripe blackberry aromas, combined with subtle spicy notes. Fleshy, tasty and meaty on its passage through the mouth, displaying balsamic notes. It reveals a rounded and long finish.It is a great match with stewed and grilled meat, as well as with dry ...
Item No. 123768
This bold yet well-balanced Zinfandel bursts with the aromas and flavors of ripe plums, blackberries and spicy peppercorn. Ripe, firm tannins are softened by a subtle oak presence. The 2008 Lake Sonoma Dry Creek Zinfandel is an excellent pairing for robust dishes such as grilled or roasted meats and flavorful pasta sauces.Blend: 91% Zinfandel, 9% Petite Sirah
Sonoma County, California
Item No. 110981
Elegant nose, with black pepper and floral notes. Medium-full bodied with very soft tannins.Pair with red meat in any style.
Chile, South America
Item No. 122026
The 2008 La Rinconada Pinot Noir is exclusively sourced from the estate vineyard in the esteemed Santa Rita Hills AVA. Dijon clones 667, 777 and 115 growing on the hill east of the winery gives it great intensity and complexity. The wine is deep ruby red in color and is exploding with spicy cherry and earthy raspberry aromas, with a ...
Central Coast, California
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Item No. 108495
Deep, vibrant purple in color with inky hues. Brooding ripe blackberry and liquorish flavors on the nose are complimented by spicy oak. The palate is rich with plums and berries balanced with integrated tannins. Great depth of flavor and silky structure show all the hallmarks of McLaren Vale Shiraz. This is a great wine now but will age gracefully for ...
McLaren Vale, Australia
Item No. 106667
This is textbook California Cabernet Sauvignon with dark fruit, red cherry and black pepper spice notes. On the palate, the wine is medium-bodied with inviting blueberry pie and cocoa flavors. Enjoy this wine with grilled rib eye steak with herb butter, braised beef short ribs, or black-pepper-crusted ahi tuna.
Item No. 111711
Deep ruby red color with bright purple hues. Dark chocolate, coffee, cinnamon spice, marshmallow and blackberries.On the palate, generous ripe blackberry, milk coffee, cocoa and dark chocolate with a hint of white pepper spice. Co-fermented Viognier component provides a soft, silky texture and added complexity to the palate.
Barossa Valley, Australia
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Item No. 114476
The 2007 vintage was #9 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2012 The bouquet is intense, fruit-forward, spicy and floral with hints of red berry fruits enriched by delicate spicy notes. Warm, soft and very well balanced on the palate; structured with soft tannins and long aftertaste.Ideal companion of roasted and stewed meat, game and mature cheese.
Item No. 124688
These grapes come from a single vineyard in Wrattonbully, located on the southern edge of the Limestone Coast just west of Coonawarra.This wine displays juicy, ripe, soft tannins with notes of menthol and eucalyptus. Flavors are of mulberries and other dark fruits, plus all the "extra vinous" sought after complexities, such as tobacco leaf.
South Australia, Australia
Item No. 123620