You know me as a wine passionate, so what should I do to really get your attention. Our 2015 limited release kits are a series of five world class premium toppers of extreme value and of extraordinary quality and taste. I do not want to be too pushy here, but for each serious wine lover these are ABSOLUTE MUST HAVES. Pay attention, available on preorder only! Order deadline for all Passport series is November 20th. Kits come nicely staggered from December to March. See our product info section on our website for full product details.
Petit Verdot Yakima Valley Washington, a full bodied, dry red. In store December 2014. $152.-
Traditionally used in Bordeaux blends to give color and aromatics, Petit Verdot produces a bold, well-structured wine on its own. Expect intense color and aromas of vanilla, cedar and smoke, followed by ripe cherry and blackberry flavors. This full bodied wine has warm undertones of mocha, firm tannins, and a rich and robust finish.
Brunello di Montalcino style: an Italian full bodied, dry red. In store January 2015. $178.-
An elegant wine made from Sangiovese grapes with a deep garnet hue, full body and velvety texture. Aromas of leather, cranberry, tobacco, and rich flavors of ripe cherry with a hint of earthiness define this classic Italian wine style. Smooth tannins and ripe fruit driven characteristics make this well balanced with a silky finish. Check the BC liquor store, priced from $59.99 to $199.99 per bottle.
Pinot Gris Willamette Valley Oregon, a medium bodied, dry to off dry white wine. In store January 2015. $142.-
Look for aromatics of lemon, green apple and subtle floral notes with flavors of fresh-cut pear, mango and tropical fruits. Medium body with a pale straw color, Oregon’s Pinot Gris boasts zesty acidity balanced by a slight and lingering finish.
Pinot Noir Sonoma Valley California, a light to medium bodied, dry red. In store February 2015. $152.-
Light bodied with soft aromas of cherry, vanilla, and earthy undertones. On the palate bold flavors of red and black cherry and strawberry are balanced by a touch of mellow spice. This fruity and bright wine is ruby in color with a smooth, satisfying finish.
Volcanic Red Curicó Valley Chile, a full bodied dry red wine. In store March 2015. $178.-
Three classic Chilean varietals Cabernet Sauvignon, Carménère and Merlot make this bold, full bodied blend erupting with sweet fruit flavors from the Cabernet Sauvignon, spicy and earthy notes from the Carménère, rounded out with soft fruit and chocolate notes from the Merlot. Deep red, smooth and balanced, with a lingering finish.