With the weekend coming up and plans being made for dates, dinner parties, outdoor activities or even a cozy night at home with a loved one, our tasting on Thursday evening is the perfect opportunity to familiarize yourself with a selection of four wines that make great additions to any dinner table but are suitable (and budget friendly) for any occasion. Juicy and lively, these wines hail from ripe growing areas that highlight fruit and fun. Join us and taste for yourself how versatile and friendly these wines really are.
Navaherreros Garnacha Bernabeleva ($23.99): A blend of old vines grown organically and biodynamically, this Garnacha is a vibrant ruby in color with a wonderful perfume of raspberries, orange zest and herbs. The whole cluster fermentation creates a wine that’s vivid and fresh, with an earthy tang and a silky mouthfeel. Great with everything from tapas and jamón to hearty bean-and-sausage stews.
Clos De La Grange Touraine ($15.99) 100% Sauvignon Blanc, from famed Montlouis winemaker Francois Chidaine, this wine is made biodynamically and sees no oak. Fuller-bodied, with notes of fresh citrus and stone fruits, all with a mouthwatering finish. More chalk than limestone with layered fruit and minerality. Has the fine distinction of being both a serious food wine and fun outdoor sipper.
Sean Minor 4B Cabernet ($16.99): Four Bears Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon is ruby in color with concentrated red fruit, floral, and cedar aromas. Ripe flavors of raspberries and blue fruit nuances combine to create a rich mouthfeel. The soft tannins and sweet oak balance lead to a long and lingering finish. Another crowd-pleasing wine perfect for dinner with friends.
La Posta Tinto ($15.99): Aromas of bright red cherries and plump raspberries are infused with generous mocha and spice. Your first sip washes broadly across the palate like a flood of sweet, fresh fruit and the viscous mouthfeel keeps the flavors lingering. The hints of baking spice and some oak keep the fruit flavors fresh and lively.