February 2017 Wine Club Wines
WillaKenzie Estate 2015 Pinot Gris - This Pinot Gris from Yamhill, Oregon is vivacious and lively.Floral and fruity aromas lead to a palate that is bursting with flavor. Granny Smith apples, grapefruit, and hints of lychee make for a mouthwatering Pinot Gris.This wine received 92 points from Wine Enthusiast.Pair with roasted vegetable dishes.
Mt. Beautiful 2015 Sauvignon Blanc - This Sauvignon Blanc from North Canterbury, New Zealand does not follow the typical New Zealand flavor profile. Floral and tropical notes are dominant rather than the classic grassiness. Herbal aromas give way to initial flavors of melon and guava followed by a clean, crisp finish.Pair with shellfish and chicken dishes.
Saini 2015 Zinfandel - This Zinfandel from Dry Creek Valley is full-bodied and juicy. The nose is filled with vibrant fruit aromas, while the first sip is immediately reminiscent of a freshly baked boysenberry pie. Ripe strawberry and blackberry notes are present alongside delicate tannins and a touch of refreshing acidity. The 2014 vintage received 91 points from Robert Parker.Pair with rich chocolate desserts.
Colbertina 2010 Barbera d'Alba - This Barbera from Piedmont, Italy is rich and lush. Floral aromas like dusty rose and violets accompany hints of cocoa and vanilla. The palate is well rounded with flavors of dried berries and velvety tannins.This wine received 91 points from James Suckling. Pair withmeat-based pasta dishes such as spaghetti Bolognese.
Steven Kent 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon - This Cabernet Sauvignon from Livermore Valley features the signature herbal, cassis, and spice aromas typical of Cabernet Sauvignon. Highlighted by dark, rich fruit, this wine finely balances the subtle structural elements gained from the oak aging to create a long, seamless, elegant wine. Pair with a hearty meal, like a burger or a pizza loaded with sausage and mushrooms.
Beni di Batasiolo 2012 Barbaresco - This Nebbiolo from Piedmont, Italy is charming and robust.Aromas of mulled berries and cooking spices intrigue the senses. Flavors of wild cherry and sage mingle with soft tannins and edgy acidity. This wine received 90 points from Wine Enthusiast.Pair with traditional Italian cuisine, like risotto with truffles.
View our previous months Wine Club wines: January '17 | February '16 | March '16 | April '16 | May '16 | June '16 | July '16 | August '16 | September '16 | October '16 | November '16 | December '16
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