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Mettler Family Vineyards Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2016

Descriptions:

Certified Sustainable & Organically Farmed

For over five generations, the Mettler family has been growing premium wine grapes in California’s famous Lodi appellation. Stewards of the land, farming over 800 acres – 300 of those owned by the family, including 75 acres certified organic by CCOF (California Certified Organic Farmers) and the balance responsibly farmed according to Lodi Rules for Sustainable Winegrowing yielding the ultra-premium Zinfandel, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah, which are the signatures of family pride showcasing over 100 years of grape growing excellence.

Mettler Family Vineyards Estate Grown Cabernet Sauvignon 2016    (88% Cab Sauv /12% PS)

To express the potential of these very small and unique portions of the vineyards, the grapes chosen for this wine came from four outstanding blocks of Cabernet—all of which are sustainably farmed and planted from unique French clones.    16 months in barrel.

 

Appelation:
Lodi, California
Producer:
Mettler Family Vineyards www.mettlerwine.com
Accolades:
Gold Medal - 2017 Winemakers Challenge
Availability:
SPEC - +032287 Available at Private Retail Wine Shops and Fine Dining Restaurants
Price:
licensee 38.99/wholesale 32.43

Calcada Reserva Vinho Verde 2018

Descriptions:

From one of the few estate producers in Vinho Verde. One of the few wineries doing high-density planting, allowing more concentration of the fruit. The Winery has a Relaix & Chateaux hotel and is home to a one-star Michelin restaurant.

The 2018 Portal da Calçada Reserva (Quinta da Calcada) is an unoaked, equal blend of Alvarinho, Loureiro, Arinto, Azal and Trajadura. It is relatively dry (6 grams per liter of RS) and comes in at 11.5% alc.

 

 

 

Appelation:
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Producer:
Adega do Salvador www.adegadosalvador.com
Accolades:
Availability:
SPEC +275719 Available at private wine shops and fine restaurants +236913 1.5L Magnum 2017 Viintage 4 pack (licensee 31.99/wholesale 27.00)
Price:
Licensee 13.99/wholesale 11.60

Lago Vinho Verde (DOC) Rosé

Descriptions:

This wine presents a light salmon colour and a slight effervescence that favours the release of its fruity aroma. Great freshness on the mouth, with a vivid acidity with notes of cherry blossom, fuchsia and red fruits such as strawberries, goose- berries and red and white melons. The ideal pairing for this wine is tacos or some- thing spicy to offset the dryness and crisp fruit flavors. Low 10% Alcohol

Grape Varietal: Vinhão

Appelation:
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Producer:
www.calcadawines.com
Accolades:
Availability:
SPEC 034411. Available at private wine shops and select restaurants
Price:
Reduced to cheers: wholesale 6.29/7.99 licensee

Lago Cerqueira Vinho Verde White

Descriptions:

Fresh and crisp, this is the essence of summer in a glass. It has ripe apple fruit that is contrasted with tropical lemon and lime spritzy acidity.

Appelation:
Vinho Verde, Portugal
Producer:
Adega do Salvador www.adegadosalvador.com
Accolades:
Availability:
+273318 SPEC Available at private wine shops and restaurants
Price:
Reduced to cheers! wholesale 6.29/7.99 licensee

Cabriz Dão Reserva Encruzado 2017

Descriptions:

The star white grape of the Dão region, Encruzado. Elegant and delicate aroma with fine minerality, citrus fruits and discreet wood. Made with the traditional Burgundy “batonnage” process of stirring the lees back up into the wine. The freshness stands out with beautiful fruity acidity and prefect balance. Light hints of smoke, ending with mineral and lemon-like notes. Aged 50% in stainless steel and 50% in oak.

Appelation:
Dão, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines http://www.globalwines.pt/
Accolades:
91 points/Best Buy Wine Enthusiast -"This is a beautiful wine, impressively bringing out the rich, creamy, yellow and white fruit flavors of Encruzado. A great value, it's ripe, lightly herbal and ready to drink"
Availability:
Listed. Available at select BCLDB Government Liquor Stores.
Price:
On shelf $21.99

QdoE Merlot/Baga 2014

Descriptions:

“The Merlot certainly does its job here of smoothing out the Baga tannins. Together, they yield a soft, red-fruit flavoured wine with minimal tannins and juicy acidity, adding burst of flavour on the finish” Drink Now  Wine Enthusiast

Appelation:
Bairrada, Portugal
Producer:
Global Wines http://www.globalwines.pt/
Accolades:
Wine Enthusiast
Availability:
SPEC +576975 Available at Private Wine Shops
Price:
licensee 14.99/wholesale 12.28

Jumilla Bodegas Bleda Pino Doncel, 12 Meses 2015

Descriptions:

Pino Doncel 12 Meses 2015 has been produced with a selection of Monastrell and Syrah and aged twelve months in both French and American oak barrels. With a very intense cherry red colour and complex aromas of red and black ripe fruit. Well balanced in the mouth, with spicy oak hints and fruit, with a mature tannin that provides volume and sweetness at the end.

Appelation:
Jumilla, Spain
Producer:
Bodega Bleda www.bodegasbleda.es/en
Accolades:
Bacchus de Oro (Gold) 2017 Vinofed International Wine Competition Spain
Availability:
SPEC +228938
Price:
Reduced licensee Now 23.99/wholesale 19.99 - cases of 6

Castillo de Jumilla Monastrell

Descriptions:

Bodegas Bleda is located in the Designation of Origin Jumilla, situated in Eastern Spain, halfway between the Mediterranean coastline and Castilla La Mancha, south of Valencia.

Headquartered in the Valley of Omblancas, at an altitude of 650 meters overlooking the Castle of Jumilla.

Grape varietal:  Monastrell (100%)

Tasting notes: Unoaked with a fragrant nose of fresh cherries and blackberries. At 14% alcohol, the wine is well balanced with

smooth tannins and a pleasant sweetness. It is mature and elegant with a lasting bouquet for such a young wine.

Food & accompaniments: A wine for grilled meats at a price that can’t be beat.

 

Appelation:
Jumilla (DOC), Spain
Producer:
Bodega Bleda www.bodegasbleda.es/en
Accolades:
Great everyday Value Wine
Availability:
SPEC +741561 Available at private wine shops and restaurants
Price:
Licensee 12.99/wholesale 10.69