Conway Family Wines 2013 Deep Sea Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Opulent and fruit-forward, this Pinot shines with notes of strawberry, smoke and cherry.  Toasty oak kisses the finish of this rich Santa Barbara red. Final Blend: 100% Pinot Noir Case Production: Only 1,100 cases produced Pair With: Roast pork with a cherry glaze, grilled salmon, lamb stew, ground beef empanadas, or savory macaroni and cheese with bacon Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 3-5 years Alcohol by Volume: 14%

Price: $10.99

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Smith Devereux Wines 2016 3 California Red Wine

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Powerful, spicy aromas lead to flavors of ripe red fruit, dark chocolate and toasty oak in this crowd pleaser. Supple yet bold and earthy, complex yet accessible, this is a fun, spicy wine, yet refined and delicate. 89 Points, Wine Enthusiast Final Blend: 75% Syrah, 25% Zinfandel Case Production: Only 1,300 cases produced Pair With: Steak, lamb, pizza, southern barbecue, grilled veggies and meats, lightly spicy dishes, hearty fish dishes, red sauces, creamy cheeses like Brie, or hard cheeses with a hint of salt like Midnight Moon Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 2-6 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.1% The winery chose not to use capsules when bottling this wine to reduce trash in landfills. 

Price: $8.00

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Thomas Henry Wines 2016 California Malbec

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: This Malbec shows jammy berry aromas that are lively and bright. The plum and black cherry flavors integrate throughout this balanced wine with a touch of earthiness and supple texture. Final Blend: 100% Malbec Pair With: Leaner cuts of red meat, dark turkey meat, roasted pork, or blue cheese Hold Time: Enjoy now Alcohol by Volume: 13.9% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $15.99

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Smith Devereux Wines 2016 Dennen Vacationer California Rosé

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Crisp and refreshing, with bright, round flavors that balance with dry earthiness and subtle sweetness, making it an everyday, anytime-of-the-year Rosé. Final Blend: 45% Petite Sirah, 35% Malbec, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon Case Production: Only 1,000 cases produced Pair With: Everything from classic brunch to spicy cuisine; fantastic right out of the fridge, or as an apéritif Hold Time: Enjoy now

Price: $9.99

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Cloisonne Wines 2016 Mendocino County Zinfandel

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Aromas of spicy red and dark berries and a rich mid-palate. The finish is balanced with pepper, spice, red fruit and a caramel note. Final Blend: 95% Zinfandel, 5% Petite Sirah Case Production: Only 1,216 cases produced Pair With: Grilled meats, stews, the winemaker’s own recipe for Zinfandel Braised Pork, or as an apéritif Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 4-6 years Alcohol by Volume: 15.3% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $16.99

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Cloisonne Wines 2016 Napa Valley Chardonnay

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Elegant aromas of Granny Smith apples, white flowers and citrus notes. Crisp acidity with flavors of apple, citrus, minerality, and a wisp of oak. Finishes clean and bright. Final Blend: 100% Chardonnay Case Production: Only 636 cases produced Pair With: Roasted chicken, shellfish/richer seafood dishes, the winemaker’s own recipe for Prosciutto Grilled Scallops, or as an apéritif Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 3 years Alcohol by Volume: 12% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $14.99

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Groom Wines 2015 Barossa Valley Bush Block Zinfandel

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: The nose is unmistakably Zinfandel, with distinct red fruit characters of cranberry and pomegranate and some lovely spice. The wine is medium-bodied and structured with evident bright acidity, finishing with soft tannins. 91 Points, Halliday Wine Companion Final Blend: 90% Zinfandel, 10% Shiraz Case Production: Only 300 cases produced Pair With: Spicy food, barbecue, pizza, red meat, pork, or with the winery’s own recipe for smoked ribs Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 7 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.8% Wine club members might be familiar with this selection as we’ve featured other vintages over the past ten years.

Price: $25.00

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Groom Wines 2017 Adelaide Hills Sauvignon Blanc

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Apple, citrus, fig and pear flavors with some dominant passion fruit and grassy characters. Deliciously crisp, dry and refreshing. 93 Points, Halliday Wine Companion Final Blend: 100% Sauvignon Blanc Pair With: Seafood, salads, sushi, Asian cuisine, or as an apéritif Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 2 years Alcohol by Volume: 12.9% Wine club members might be familiar with this selection as we’ve featured the 2014 and 2015 vintages as well.

Price: $19.00

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Carucci Wines 2014 Slide Hill Vineyard Edna Valley Syrah

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Tightly wound, age-worthy wine, full of black pepper, tar, violet and dense black currants on the nose. The tart black-plum skins, boysenberry and purple flower notes on the sip need time to develop as do the squeaky tannins, but tons of potential greatness awaits. 92 Points, Cellar Selection, Wine Enthusiast Final Blend: 100% Syrah Case Production: Only 144 cases produced Pair With: Lamb, or salt and pepper beef rib, smoked low and slow over post oak Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 16 years Alcohol by Volume: 14% Cheers to another unique wine club find!

Price: $41.00

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Onesta Wines 2016 Mentida Red Wine

The California Wine Club

Tasting Notes: Blackberry, blueberry, and juicy plum, with mocha, warm vanilla spice and velvety tannins. Indulging may have you experiencing your guilty pleasures at a deeper level – you are the poet, the singer and the bacon chef that you dreamed you could be. Final Blend: 70% Syrah, 15% Zinfandel,15% Carignane Case Production: Only 1,500 cases produced Pair With: A salumi platter, barbecued ribs, pulled pork sandwich, pizza, bacon cheeseburger, eggplant parmesan, or chocolate with salted caramel Hold Time: Enjoy now or hold 4 years Alcohol by Volume: 14.5% This is the first time that The California Wine Club has featured Onesta’s wines for our Premier Series wine club members; and we’re sure that our wine club members won’t be disappointed!

Price: $14.99

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