Wine

2014 Sandhi Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County

2014 Sandhi Chardonnay, Santa Barbara County
$24.99

Check out this special 30% off price savings on the recently released 2014 vintage of Santa Barbara Chardonnay!  This is an absolutely remarkable deal for wine of this quality.  For 7 years now, Raj Parr and Sashi Moorman have been redefining the style of wine produced in Santa Barbara, favoring wines with lower alcohol, brighter flavors, and limited oak exposure.  The fruit for this wine comes from sites in Sta.

2016 Le Coeur de la Reine Sauvignon Blanc, Touraine

2016 Le Coeur de la Reine Sauvignon Blanc, Touraine
$13.99

Le Coeur de la Reine is a partnership between Rodolphe and Ludivine Marteau who took over the operations of the family estate starting in 2010.  This 29 hectare property is located on the south bank of the Cher River in an area of confluence formed by the Loire River and its tributaries.  20 hectare of the estate are planted to Sauvignon Blanc vines on clay and flint soils that produce wines with tension and mineral expression.  Touraine is an AOC that stretches from the Anjou region to Solonge with varying soils and sun

2016 Fiore Arneis, Piedmont

2016 Fiore Arneis, Piedmont
$13.99

Arneis is a slightly waxy, floral white wine grape that originates in the region of Piedmont, Italy.  It is has found success in the hills of Roero where it is labeled under its own DOCG for Roero white wine.  It is also generally produced throughout the hills of Piedmont under the DOC of Langhe.  Arneis translates to “little rascal” in Piemontese dialect since it is somewhat difficult to grow.  That said, the grape produces wines with crisp acidity, and fresh floral aromas to accent the white peach, gree

2016 Domaine Félines Jourdan, Picpoul de Pinet

2016 Domaine Félines Jourdan, Picpoul de Pinet
$12.99

Picpoul is known for being one of the oldest Languedoc grapes and has been growing near the Thau Lagoon for centuries. Today, it is primarily grown in the Rhone Valley and the Languedoc regions of France and is often used in the blend of Chateauneuf du Pape wines. It exists both in dark-skinned (Piquepoul noir) and light-skinned (Piquepoul blanc) versions, as well as a very little grown Piquepoul gris. The blanc grape has a color that is crystal clear with green highlights, and offers bright aromas of acacia and hawthorn blossom.

2016 Petite Cassagne Costières de Nîmes Rosé

2016 Petite Cassagne Costières de Nîmes Rosé
$10.99

Petite Cassagne is a small, family operated estate located in Costières de Nîmes.  The lovely and talented Diane de Puymorin farms and produces these outstanding wines from her family estate.  She maintains the style and tradition of the area, but adds her own personal touch to the wines that she produces.  The Petite Cassagne Rosé is an example of this style showcasing brilliant aromas of wild strawberry, pomegranate, and bruised peaches with hints of dried herbs and potpourri.  This rosé

2014 Sandhi Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County

2014 Sandhi Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara County
$24.99

In 2010 Raj Parr and Sashi Moorman set out to establish a new approach to farming in Santa Barbara.  Their harvest dates were well before others in the region giving people the idea that they were actually harvesting with the goal of producing sparkling wine.  In fact, Raj and Sashi were looking for greater balance, lower alcohol, and more finesse driven wines.  Since starting this project they have influenced a tremendous number of producers and have set the standard for a new style of California wine.  Their relati

2015 Catherine Le Goeuil, Côtes du Rhône

2015 Catherine Le Goeuil, Côtes du Rhône
$19.99

Catherine Le Goeuil is a pioneer within the Cairanne subset of the Côtes du Rhône Villages.  In 1993 she and her family purchased a 6 hectare domaine and set off on their goal to produce wine.  The domaine immediately started the conversion to organic farming and is now fully certified.  The vineyards are tucked deep into the Vaucluse with exposure to the forceful Mistral winds, which keep the vines dry and free from pests and rot.  Catherine credits the health of the soil for giving her wines finesse and

2014 Château Tourteau Chollet 'Elegance,' Graves

2014 Château Tourteau Chollet 'Elegance,' Graves
$14.99

The sandy gravelly plateau on the banks of the Garonne River create the perfect backdrop for producing world-class blended red wines.  The additional influence from the woody scents of the Landes pine forest nearby adds character and charm to the velvety textured red wines of Château Tourteau Chollet.  The property has been producing wine since the 18th century, but in 2001 they restructured the vineyards and made significant investments in the winemaking equipment.  Since then, the quality of these wines have far o

2014 Crios de Susana Balbo Red Blend, Mendoza

2014 Crios de Susana Balbo Red Blend, Mendoza
$11.99

Susana Balbo was born into a traditional wine growing family in Mendoza and decided to pursue a career in viticulture that led to becoming the first woman winemaker in the region.  Since receiving her degree in enology in 1981 Susana has been recognized as one of the most influential woman winemakers worldwide.  Her Crios wines reflect the entry level offering from the Balbo estate.  This Red Blend is a combination of 35% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Malbec, 20% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Franc, and 5% Tannat from vines planted in t

2012 Fattoria di Fubbiano Rosso, Colline Lucchesi

2012 Fattoria di Fubbiano Rosso, Colline Lucchesi
$9.99

Lovers of traditional Chianti will adore what Marco Corsini of Fattoria di Fubbiano is doing at this small estate situated just 30 minutes outside of Lucca. The winery is situated on a hilltop in the Colline Lucchese and uses Sangiovese blended with Canaiolo to capture the tradition and true style of this region from years ago. The vineyards are farmed using organic practices and the winemaking is simple, straightforward, and done with respect to tradition and passion.

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