ramon bilbao albarino 750ml 2016
higher ground pinot noir 750ml 2015This gem explodes from the glass with layered aromas of ripe blackberries, cherries preserves, and hints of vanilla toffee and toasted oak that extend to the palate. Rich, dark red berry fruit, juicy plum and cranberry flavors are accented with spice notes and a touch of smoky earth. This is an elegant, velvety textured Pinot, yet bright, balanced, and altogether delicious.
seven moons 750ml 2015The 2015 7 Moons Red Blend combines red varietals syrah, merlot, petite sirah, zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon, malbec and grenache. The wine has aromas of chocolate-covered cherries, baking spices and vanilla bean, the company says, while flavors include strawberry preserves, cherry cola and milk chocolate, before a fruit-forward finish. 7 Moons makes an ideal pairing for barbecued chicken and Caprese salad, or Chinese take-out.
sean minor chardonnay 750ml 2015This Central Coast Chardonnay is a golden straw color and displays aromas of apricot, apple, and honeydew with subtle notes of butter. On the entry, tropical fruit notes with green apple flavors are framed by nice acidity which integrates well with the medium body mouth feel. The green apple and pear finish with juicy acidity which provides a lengthy finish. - Sean Minor Winery was founded to celebrate the things in life we prize most: delicious, approachable wines, expressive terroir-driven flavors, great value for the price… and family! Every once in a while we discover a brand that is a complete no-brainer, and Sean Minor certainly falls into that category. All of the varietals offer tremendous quality and balance at incredibly fair prices. Sean Minor has been in the wine business for 20+ years. He got his start at Beaulieu Vineyards, and then moved to Oregon where he ran King Estate for several years before moving on to Benton-Lane. He returned to California to oversee Renwood Winery and then ultimately started his own label in 2005. As Sean states, "My winemaking philosophy is to offer wines that exude quality and truly represent the appellation from which they’re produced, yet are affordable for everyday enjoyment."