2011 Character Wine

Price: $8.99
Merlot - California
Item No. 121787
Price: $8.99
True to its varietal character, the wine opens with vibrant red-fruit aromas and sweet baking spices. The palate is smooth and supple, with bright acidity and refined tannins. Raspberries and ripe cherry flavors are met by a sweet oak finish.Pair this approachable wine with a variety of dishes, including roasted pork loin or oven-baked chicken.
Price: $18.99
Barbera d'Asti - Piedmont, Italy
Item No. 129278
Price: $18.99
Ruby red with intense violet hues. Strong and rich typical aromas of blackberries, raspberries and ripe cherries. A mouth filling, elegant character with excellent balance.
Price: $46.99
Pinot Noir - South Africa
Item No. 126733
Price: $46.99
Our Pinot noir is not overtly fruity, soft and "sweet" and it generally shows hints of that alluring savory "primal" character along with a dark, spicy, complex primary fruit perfume.
Price: $23.99
Shiraz - McLaren Vale, Australia
Item No. 127181
Price: $23.99
Blackberry fruit is entwined with the dark chicory and juniper tannins and the faintest whiff of harness leather. The primary fruit character begins to prickle like summer with smells of rain on hot sunbaked sandstone.
Price: $13.99
Hazard Hill Semillon Sauvignon Blanc - Australia
Item No. 120472
Price: $13.99
Semillon's lemon character is lifted and complemented by the grassy gooseberry notes of Sauvignon Blanc and the palate weight of Semillon is enhanced by the Sauvignon Blanc's tighter linear structure. The supple juicy mid palate has delicious racy lemonand grapefruit flavors with a minerally counterpoint. Lovely balance, harmonious and round but finishing with crisp clean finish and lovely ...
Price: $29.99
Merlot - Napa Valley, California
Item No. 129515
Price: $29.99
Our Napa County Merlot is crafted with grapes sourced primarily from vineyards in the southern part of Napa Valley below Oak Knoll. Because Merlot can lose its varietal identity when exposed to too much heat, the fruit from these cooler conditions exhibit fresh fruit character, structured body and fresh acidity.
Price: $21.99
Malbec - Argentina, South America
Item No. 124021
Price: $21.99
Intense purple color with shades of violet. Heady aromas of kirsch, cocoa, mint and exotic woods make you want to keep inhaling deeply. Red and black cherry flavors coat the palate, and the oak tannins frame the intense fruit flavors, keeping them from taking over the place! This Malbec is as good on the second day as it is on ...
Price: $24.99
Malbec - Argentina, South America
Item No. 132493
Price: $24.99
Luigi Bosca Malbec is an intense purple colour wine, with distinct aromas of ripe red fruits, spices and black pepper. The intensity of the entry in the mouth is complemented with the softness and sweetness of tannins, respecting the characteristics of the grape variety in Argentina. A pure, full-bodied, well-structured red wine with character and all the juiciness typical of ...
Price: $11.99
Small Lot Blend Merlot - North Coast, California
Item No. 127277
Price: $11.99
Appreciating the luscious nature of the Merlot grape, we select individually-vinified small lots of premium varietal Merlot grapes to blend a wine of lush, charming character and supple flavors. Parducci's Small Lot Blend Merlot has rich flavors of black cherries and plums followed by a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and zest.
Price: $25.00 $19.99
The Jester Shiraz - McLaren Vale, Australia
Item No. 123985
Price: $25.00 $19.99
The 2011 Jester Shiraz is a bright crimson color. The nose is a true reflection of a cooler year in McLaren vale with cranberry, blueberry, a hint of cracked black pepper, and quality spicy oak. Medium to full bodied, again a reflection of a cooler year with bright flavors of red berries, subtle herbal character and an overall savory quality ...
Price: $20.00 $15.99
Cabernet Sauvignon - Central Coast, California
Item No. 127945
Price: $20.00 $15.99
Distinctive for its bold, fruit-forward character, the Wild Horse Cabernet Sauvignon comes through with rich aromas and flavors of cherry, strawberry, cedar, and clove, coupled with a lush mouthfeel yielding smooth tannins. The vibrant fruit and balanced acidity found in this wine make it a perfect match for a variety of foods including rosemary seasoned pork loin, rack of lamb ...
Price: $19.99
Cuvee Charles Riesling - Alsace, France
Item No. 129795
Price: $19.99
Deep yellow-gold color with light green tints. The bouquet has a floral and citrus fruit character. The palate is fresh and crisp with jammy lime and grapefruit flavors. The wine is dry, well balanced and bodied, with a long finish.
Price: $19.99
Kimberly Vineyards Merlot - Central Coast, California
Item No. 126050
Price: $19.99
Dark and concentrated, this standup Merlot offers plenty of red currant, cedar and crushed violet character with entrancing hints of dried herbs. This is an opulent Merlot that will benefit from years of proper age as its supple tannins integrate and soften. Pair with grilled prime rib or a chipotle onion-topped Angus burger.
Price: $24.99
Cabernet Sauvignon - Sonoma County, California
Item No. 132657
Price: $24.99
This Cabernet Sauvignon has rich varietal character and body. The wine's firm structure, generous tannins and depth of color complement classic aromas and flavors of black currant, cassis, dusty cocoa and tobacco.
Price: $15.99
Pink Floyd's Cabernet Sauvignon - North Coast, California
Item No. 126909
Price: $15.99
Aromas of black currant and cherry are followed by rich flavors of cassis, toasted vanilla bean, and hints of chocolate.Listening to Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon on his iPod, Winemaker Mark Beaman ventured into new territory in winemaking. To capture the intense, brooding, timeless character of Pink Floyd's masterpiece album he turned to Cabernet Sauvignon, a classic ...
Price: $16.99
Master Lot Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon - California
Item No. 129299
Price: $16.99
Supple and lush, Wolfgang Puck Cabernet Sauvignon is medium-to-full bodied with aromas of black cherry, currant and notes of coffee and sweet herbs. Black cherry carries through to the palate where it is joined by blackberry flavors and hints of pepper.The bold red and black fruit character of Wolfgang Puck Cabernet Sauvignon complements red meat dishes and sauces.A portion of ...
Price: $33.99
Carneros Pinot Noir - Carneros, California
Item No. 129383
Price: $33.99
Our Carneros bottling delivers distinctive Pinot Noir character of black/sour cherry and spice in a vibrant and elegant wine. The right balance of tannin and acid, coupled with fruit flavors that while rich, dark-red and complex.
Price: $37.99
Chardonnay Arthur - Willamette Valley, Oregon
Item No. 121887
Price: $37.99
Our Arthur is fresh and inviting on the nose, with beautiful citrus, lemon zest, grapefruit, white flowers such as magnolia, even some stony character, and a hint of toast. The acidity and the sense of minerality remind me of Chablis, but the mouthfeel is purely Oregon. Very complex, this Chardonnay could be cellared for a couple years.Pair with shellfish and ...
Price: $23.99
Logan Chardonnay - Central Coast, California
Item No. 120743
Price: $23.99
Our Talbott Chardonnay, Logan strikes a perfect balance between the pure fruit character of our estate grapes, and the influence of our winemaker Dan Karlsena Chardonnay and Pinot Noir specialist. The combination of barrel and tank fermentation for this wine has resulted in bright, forward aromatics with beautifully balanced fruit and oak. The texture is soft, with round oak tannins ...
Price: $22.99
Monterey County Chardonnay - Central Coast, California
Item No. 132043
Price: $22.99
Monterey Chardonnay is assembled from specially selected growers primarily in the Arroyo Seco and Santa Lucia Highlands appellations. Each of these contributes unique aromas and flavors, which compliment each other to create a Chardonnay of extraordinary character and finesse.The Bernardus 2011 Monterey Chardonnay exhibits all the characteristics that make Bernardus Chardonnay such a ...
Price: $13.99
Sauvignon Blanc - Chile, South America
Item No. 115016
Price: $13.99
A light greenish-yellow color. The elegantnose has standout tropical fruit notes ofpassion fruit and cherimoya, while the palate isvery refreshing, with a sharp acidity from itstropical character complemented by touchesof tomato leaf and herbs, reflecting the goodbalance between this variety's fruit and herbalqualities. Medium-bodied with a persistent,enjoyable aftertaste.
Price: $17.99
Cabernet Sauvignon - North Coast, California
Item No. 124030
Price: $17.99
When you're working with Dave, you want to make sure whatever you're doing has soul. The rhythm of our North Coast Dreaming Tree Cabernet Sauvignon highlights classic aromas of blackbery, cherry and herbal notes wrapped by toasted vanilla. It's an easy-drinking wine with a lot of character.
Price: $35.00 $22.99
Teldeschi Vineyard Zinfandel - Sonoma County, California
Item No. 125825
Price: $35.00 $22.99
Teldeschi Zinfandel's powerful aromas of black cherries, coffee, caramel, and vanilla as well as other sweet dark fruit scents, combine to create the classic character of a great Dry Creek Benchland Zinfandel. Rich flavors of sweet cherry liqueur, vanilla, and smoke lead to a ripe, dense, long, moderately astringent, and bright fruit finish.
Price: $26.99
Central Coast Pinot Noir - Central Coast, California
Item No. 120517
Price: $26.99
Plum, pomegranate, pink rose petal, boysenberry and the slightest hint of watermelon candy dance from this 2011 Central Coast Pinot Noir. It's full of boysenberry and spicy cherries jubilee character with nice brightness and delightful flavors of black raspberry and sweet oak. A bit of tartness accents the soft, flowing texture and lively finish.

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