Wine Enthusiast 90(Editors Choice) “This full-bodied wine is packed with aromas of ripe fruit, cedar, cinnamon and flowers on the nose. The juicy palate brings flavors of blackberry and black cherry wrapped in a velvety layer of fine-grained tannins.” “The bouquet bursts with intense dark
"This is the essential gift for any Metallica fan or whiskey aficionado to add to their collection. "Re-Mastered" by Pickerell, BLACKENED Whiskey, is a collaboration of bourbons, ryes, and whiskeys from all across North America, carefully selected by Dave himself. Once married, they make their way
Wine Enthusiast 91 “Lushly ripe pear and butter flavors are backed by vibrant, lemony acidity in this wine. It has good depth, medium body and a creamy texture, but stays balanced and fresh on the palate, leading to a lingering finish. Another outstanding vintage for a classic California wine.
Wine Enthusiast 87 "Widely available, this easy Prosecco offers fresh aromas of citrus, stone fruit and honey. It’s elegantly packaged with a light blue label that would look gorgeous at a lunchtime table set by the pool." " La Marca Prosecco is a sparkling wine made in the Treviso area of
"Deliciously sweet and bubbly with flavors of red tree fruit and fresh berries. A creamy finish collides perfectly with candied cherries and sweet citrus flavors making it the sweetest Bubbly we've got." ~ Winery notes
Vinous Media 94 "The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Padrone is a selection of the best block and barrels on the property. Sweet tobacco, graphite, plums, chocolate, menthol, licorice and dark stone fruits are vivid and intense, especially for such a big wine. Ample, generous and inviting, the 2014 is
Wine Advocate 93-95 "The 2014 Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley spends 18 months in a combination of 30% new and 70% used French and American barrels. It is another big boy at 15.4% natural alcohol. One of the strongest efforts yet from the Martinis. The wine has an opaque purple color, a beautiful
" Nose: Very fruity, with notes of orange and pear on the nose. Also has a good dollop of sweet spices which develop into an almost smoky character. The sherry on the nose is refined and well balanced, with hints of honey and caramel. Palate: Textbook malt delivery which gives way to a mouthful
Wine Spectator 92"Alluring, with flow to the cassis, cherry compote and raspberry coulis flavors, backed by light rooibos tea, tobacco and dried blood orange accents. The silky finish is sneaky long, offering a light sanguine echo." Drink now through 2025. 16,666 cases made.–JM
Robert Parker 92 “A beautiful core of ripe blackcurrants, blackberries and lavender with nuances of cedar chest ... Medium to full-bodied, the palate has a nice, firm backbone of ripe, grainy tannins and well-played freshness delivering a long, vibrant finish.”-RP Wine Enthusiast 93 “Red Lush
"Tito's Handmade Vodka is produced in Austin at Texas' first and oldest legal distillery. It's made in small batches in an old fashioned pot still by Tito Beveridge (actual name), a Geologist, and distilled six times. Tito's Handmade Vodka is designed to be savored by spirit connoisseurs. It is
Wine Enthusiast '92' 'Editor's Choice' One of the top wines from this producer, this blend of at least 10 grape varieties comes from its estate. The wood aging has added sophistication to this already concentrated wine. With black fruits to the fore and firm tannins, it will age well. - Roger
"Our Cabernet Sauvignon is composed with fruit from our vineyards in the Red Hills AVA of Lake County, the Paso Robles AVA in San Luis Obispo County and the Lodi AVA in San Joaquin County. Rich and intense, this complex and highly aromatic Cabernet features subtle spice characters and layers of dark
2018 WS TOP 100 #54 Wine Spectator 93 The sweet fruit flavor and solid structure play off each other as this evolves. Starts with floral, cherry, strawberry and licorice flavors, melding into the firm, resonant tannins as the finish extends. Complex, balanced and set for a long life. James
Wine Spectator 90WS TOP 100 2017 Rank 60" Plum and boysenberry notes weave together with dried herb and smoky mineral accents in this sleek red. Savory spice details chime in on the finish. Offers moderate, grippy tannins. Drink now through 2020. "
" Clean, intense aroma and bone-dry taste with an appealing flavor of Golden Delicious apples. Excellent as an aperitif, and ideal with seafood salads or pasta and rice dishes based on fish and shellfish. " ~ Winery notes
Wine Advocate 92 "The 2012 Valdisanti is based on Cabernet Sauvignon, with Sangiovese and Cabernet Franc in supporting roles. This is a beautiful expression with a full and generous disposition. The wine opens to a dark garnet color and thick consistency. You very much taste the Cabernet in this
“Dark purple ruby core, slightly lighter at the rim showing light staining on the glass. Aromatic with bright ripe black cherry and blackcurrant fruit, baking spice, savory dried autumn leaves, subtle violet floral notes with a hint of caramelized barrel sweetness. Dry, moderate plus bodied, with
Wine Spectator 91 "Elegant and finely knit, this vibrant Champagne is framed by racy acidity that enlivens the flavors of ripe boysenberry, lemon zest, brioche and chopped hazelnut. Spice and chalk notes linger on the finish. Drink now through 2018." Wine Enthusiast 91 "Laurent-Perrier’s dry
Wine Information: Blend: Corvina - 70% Rondinella - 25% Altri a bacca rossa - 5% Vineyard age (year of planting): Corvina: 1985 Rondinella: 1985 Altri a bacca rossa: 1985 Soil type: Calcarous, lime, clay Exposure: South-West " Vinification and ageing: The grapes dry until
Wine Spectator 92WS TOP 100 2018 Rank 32Rich and complex, with honeysuckle and freshly grated ginger notes up front, giving way to juicy and crisp Meyer lemon, yellow apple and Asian pear flavors. Hints of lime zest and dried mango linger.
The Tasting Panel 94 "Flavors of tobacco, soil, slate, tar and olives go long on gritty tannins, and ...it finishes on a high note of lilacs and caramel-coasted coffee bean.”~MM Blue Lifestyle 90 "Soft plum and herbs in the nose; smooth, juicy and herbal with smooth texture and good
The Tasting Panel 92 “Smooth and invigorating with lovely ripe fruit, this is a racy, tangy and crisp wine with a long mad balanced finish.”~ADB “Very pale yellow with classic Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc aromas of lifted citrus, tropical fruit, and crushed herbs. A fresh, juicy wine with vibrant
Wine Spectator 90 Lemongrass, key lime and green apple flavors are bright and polished on a light frame, with refreshing acidity that pops on the finish, where verbena and fresh ginger notes linger. Producer Matua Valley was founded in a tin shed in 1974 by two brothers, Bill and Ross Spence.