Sensi Prosecco Brut “18K Gold” NV, Italy ($21.99): A lovely aperitif, or to pair with light canapes, this special bottling from Sensi has refreshing acidity, and a beautiful, creamy texture. Great as a gift as well!
Les Darons Languedoc Rouge 2014, France ($16.99): A blend of grenache, carignan and syrah, this full-bodied red by winemaker Jeff Carrel has aromas of fresh black fruits, and sees no oak treatment. 91 POINTS ROBERT PARKER.
Cambria Pinot Noir Santa Maria Valley 2014, California ($23.99): From beautiful Santa Barbara County, the “Clone 4” is enticingly aromatic with fresh cherries and blueberries, all with red baking spices that linger on the palate. A wonderful pinot noir from the Central Coast.
Verso Rosso Salento 2013, Italy ($16.99): From Puglia in Southern Italy, this blend of negroamaro and primitivo is sees a small portion through the “appassimento” process, from which juice is extracted from raisinated grapes, producing a more robust, fuller-bodied wine. Great with any meats, or hard cheeses.