Kieu Hoang Winery 2012 People’s Wine California Red

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Four red grape varieties blend seamlessly in this fruit-driven wine club beauty, offering aromas of ripe dark berries.  The palate has a flavorful mix of blackberries and cherries, with hints of vanilla and subtle notes of cedar.  The mouthfeel is soft and silky. Final Blend: 40% Zinfandel, 40% Merlot, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Syrah Pair With: A juicy hamburger topped with bleu cheese and caramelized onions on a toasted ciabatta bun, or simply enjoy on its own Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 2-4 years Alcohol by Volume: 13.9%

Price: $14.99

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STD4-2018-1

Four Brix Winery 2013 Paso Robles Meritage

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: This wine is made to pay tribute to the Right Bank of Bordeaux. Inky violet in color, it entices with aromas of rich berry and cherry notes, espresso and a little smoke. Flavors of cherry and raspberry with hints of espresso and licorice are wrapped in solid tannins. Final Blend: 45% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 25% Cabernet Franc Case Production: Only 308 cases produced Pair With: Grilled pork tenderloin or baby back ribs Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 8-12 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.4%

Price: $32.00

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PSE5-2018-2

WesMar Winery 2015 Balletto Vineyard Russian River Valley Pinot Noir

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Perfumey bouquet displaying blueberries, rose petals and hints of chocolate. Flavors of blackberry jam lead, followed by more subtle supporting blueberries sprinkled with a dusting of chocolate. The white pepper essence always present in young Balletto bottlings is masquerading as nuanced allspice. This wine has a voluptuous mouthfeel, strength of fruit and engulfing body. 95 Points, Prince of Pinot Five Stars, Restaurant Wine Final Blend: 100% Pinot Noir Case Production: Only 150 cases produced Pair With: Duck or lamb Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold up to 7 years Alcohol by Volume: 13.9% This wine was bottled unfined and unfiltered. The winery recommends letting it “rest” from shipping for one month before enjoying.

Price: $45.00

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SSI2-19-2

Riverbench Vineyard & Winery 2017 Estate Grown Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes:  Truly balanced between fruit flavors and an appealing buttery note. Final Blend: 100% Chardonnay Case Production: Only 630 cases produced Pair With: Macaroni and cheese with a hint of bacon or grilled trout with lemony bread crumbs Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold up to 5 years Alcohol by Volume: 12.8% This wine club feature will “wow” your taste buds.

Price: $24.00

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SSI2-19-4

Stonecroft Winery 2015 Gimblett Gravels Hawke’s Bay Crofters Syrah

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Deep ruby red in color, this Syrah shows why New Zealand is gaining recognition for the varietal.  Fragrances of black fruit and pepper announce a palate richly layered with black cherry, raspberry, plum and nutmeg. Final Blend: 100% Syrah Case Production: Only 1,350 cases produced Pair With: Steak with green peppercorns Hold Time: Enjoy now Alcohol by Volume: 12.5%

Price: $12.99

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CCS2-19-5

Stonecroft Winery 2016 Hawke’s Bay Sauvignon Blanc

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: This aromatic white announces its class with aromas of gooseberry, elderflower, hay, and a touch of minerality.  Crisp flavors of grapefruit and lime lead to a strong desire for another pour. Final Blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc Case Production: Only 350 cases produced Pair With: Grilled chicken salad with citrus fruit and goat cheese Hold Time: Enjoy now Alcohol by Volume: 13.5%

Price: $10.99

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CCS2-19-4

William Church Winery 2014 Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Rich and well-balanced, with a beautifully structured core. Blackberry jam, spice box, anise, toffee, clove, plum, and gun barrel notes. Chewy and bright with a long cocoa finish. 88 Points, Wine Enthusiast Final Blend: 90% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Petit Verdot, 2% Cabernet Franc Case Production: Only 300 cases produced Pair With: Duck, steak, or any dish with a demi-glace Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold  up to 10 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.3% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $32.00

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PNW1-19-1

William Church Winery 2014 Gamache Vineyards Columbia Valley Malbec

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Flavors of currant and wild raspberry with white pepper and orange blossom. Hints of cedar carry through to a smooth, structured finish with robust flavors. Silver Medal, TEXSOM International Wine Awards 88 Points, Wine Enthusiast Final Blend: 100% Malbec Case Production: Only 420 cases produced Pair With: Anything off the grill Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold up to 10 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.5% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $31.00

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PNW1-19-2

William Church Winery 2016 Columbia Valley Viognier

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Aromas of honeysuckle, peach, and white flower complement flavors of stone fruit and grapefruit zest in this 100% Viognier from cooler climate vineyard sites. It is crafted in a crisp style that pairs citrus notes with the perfume and floral characters that are natural in this variety, with a touch of residual sugar for balance. Silver Medal, Seattle Wine Awards Final Blend: 100% Viognier Case Production: Only 457 cases produced Pair With: Asian fare, oysters, or poultry Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold  up to 6 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.2% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $22.00

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PNW1-19-3

Bargetto Winery 2014 Regan Vineyards Santa Cruz Mountains LA VITA Red Wine

The California Wine Club

With layers of nuance and complexity, the blend is greater than the sum of its parts. The Dolcetto brings aromas and flavors of black cherries, licorice, and black pepper. Refosco contributes notes of blackberry, currant, and plum. They are balanced nicely with the bright acidity and classic cranberry notes of Nebbiolo. Final Blend: 50% Dolcetto, 29% Refosco, 21% Nebbiolo Case Production: Only 330 cases produced Pair With: Lamb, polenta with wild venison, or Italian dishes such as hearty lasagna or eggplant parmesan Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold up to 5 years Alcohol by Volume: 13.13% Wine club members have enjoyed different vintages of LA VITA over the years and gladly welcome it’s return in wine club deliveries.

Price: $65.00

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SIG2-19-3