Gourmet Gift Basket. Silky smooth California Merlot makes the perfect match for creamy Brie cheese, delicious water crackers and Ghirardelli chocolate in this classic gift. Wine Gift Basket Includes: Parducci Small Lot Blend Merlot: Complex aromas of sweet black cherries and plums with hints of leafy mint tea. The flavors key on cherries, with a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and zest. Creamy Brie cheese spread 4 oz Three Pepper Water Crackers 4 oz Ghirardelli Milk & Caramel bar 3.5 oz Fontazzi butter toffee pretzels 3.5 oz Thatcher's Chocolate Caramel Popcorn 3 oz Due to the popularity of this gift, wines or vintages sometimes sell out. Should this happen, we will always substitute with the current vintage and wines with equal or greater value. Pursuant to state laws in New York, gifts that contain both food and wine will be sent in two separate packages.
Red Wine by Parducci from North Coast, California. The 2013 Parducci Small Lot Blend Merlot has rich flavors of black cherries and plums followed by a tea-leaf spiciness adding savor and zest. This dry red is a fine match for herb roasted chicken with plum sauce, grilled beef on arugula or smoky chili.
Red Wine by Geyser Peak from California. Color: Saturated blue-red On the nose: Red currant, mocha, walnut, lavender and plum On the palate: Lush and velvety, strawberry, blueberry and pomegranate fruit Food pairings: Duck, sesame beef, medium-spiced Mexican-inspired cuisine especially roasted peppers and tacos al pastor.
Red Wine by Teira from Sonoma County, California. A classically rich, ripe and structured Sonoma County Merlot with a nod towards Right Bank Bordeaux. Aromas of blackberry, ripe plum, vanilla, cedar and cigar box tease the nose. The palate follows with mouth filling blackberry and plum flavors, and hints of vanilla and oak spice. Soft, smooth tannins integrate with the extended structure to make this a balanced, elegant Merlot from attack through to the lingering finish.