Primary Red Wine
Jason Stephens 2010 Merlot
- California > Santa Clara Valley
- Grapes: Merlot
- Alcohol: 15.2%
Aromas of grilled figs, black plums, and a touch of menthol and herbs. Full flavors of ripe, juicy black fruit and black pepper linger on the palate. This wine achieves a wonderful balance of bright acidity and the tiniest touch of sweetness, all with silky smooth tannins.
Primary White Wine
d’Arenberg 2013 The Hermit Crab
- Australia > McLaren Vale
- Grapes: Viognier 64%, Marsanne 36%
- Alcohol: 13.0%
The nose displays an enticing mix of white stonefruits and sweet pineapple with a hint of ginger. The palate is luscious with nectarine and peach and a twist of candied citrus rind. These sweet flavors evolve into more savory flavors of raw almonds and spice.
Secondary Red Wine
Lava Cap 2011 Red Blend
- California > El Dorado County
- Grapes: Cabernet w/ Sangiovese, Merlot & Barbera
- Alcohol: 14.7%
Opens with aromas of dark cherry, blackberry and a hint of bay leaf. Layers of spicy oak frame a generous, plush and juicy mid-palate. Red fruit flavors linger into a toasty vanilla finish.