Bailly LaPierre Cremant de Bourgogne ($18.99): Soft and well rounded, this eminently drinkable Cremant from Burgundy blends all four of the region’s varietals (Chard, Pinot, Gamay, Aligote) in a round, yet fresh quaffer sure to be the life of any party. Fruit forward, friendly, crisp and clean. Perfect for warm weather entertaining.
Penya Cotes de Catalan Rouge ($12.99): A Rhone-style blend of Grenache, Carignane and Syrah, this medium-bodied blend is packed with flavor, offering aromas of plums & cherries with smoky notes. The palate yields red and black fruits, spices, a hint of bacon, and silky tannins.Great with pizza, pasta and burgers, as well as Mediterranean classics like ratatouille, cassoulet and vegetable stuffed tomatoes.
Ghostwriter Santa Cruz Chardonnay ($34.99): This Chardonnay is rich and complex. The nose shows mineral notes and citrus. It boasts a full body from extended lees contact. The wine is then aged in neutral oak. It shows an intense minerality and meyer lemon on the palate balanced by just a hint of oak. A perfect example of the potential of Santa Cruz Chardonnay.
Michael Pozzan Annabella Cabernet Sauvignon ($18.99): Full-bodied Cabernet from Sonoma. Blackberries and plums rise from your glass. The palate delivers more black fruit layered with notes of chocolate and well integrated oak leading to a smooth mouth-filling finish.