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12 bottles of wine from Butte County - the sampler case supports our local wine region and provides a diverse array of wine from vintners throughout the county. Also available as half-case (6-pack) in either Reds, or White & Rosé.
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The dry Vina plains of North Chico where this vineyard is located helped develop intense flavors for Almendras 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon. Robust and powerful, this Cabernet proudly displays characteristics of bell pepper and red vine licorice with an underlying layer of toasted caramel. The spice and tannins lend themselves to the astounding complexities this wine has to offer. This Cabernet will shine best when given some air to fully unwind.
This red table blend is sweet and juicy with big flavors of black raspberry and blackberry jam. Accompanied by the scents of summer fruit jam bubbling on the stove. This wine is balanced by bold tannins and acidity. Doe Mill’s own Old Vine Zinfandel, Malbec, Syrah and a touch of Cabernet make this blend delicious!
Cabernet Franc is a blue-black grape that is grown around the world. It is known as a premium blending grape used mostly to balance out Cabernet Sauvignon and is known as an exceptional stand-alone varietal wine. This expression of Cab Franc is hillside grown, with deficit irrigation, producing low-quality yields with an emphasis on biodynamic principles. The grapes are picked at the ideal ripeness, giving this wine its intense flavor of floral notes; combining the essence of plum, blackberry, cassis, spice, and fresh herbal undertones.
The Gale Vineyards Primitivo wine is made from the Italian varietal that is our estate-grown, dry farmed grape and is a local favorite. This grape loves our long, hot summers and rich soil. It is jammy and full-flavored with berry spices. Rich, mouth-coating tannins are accentuated by a long, lasting finish. Pair with grilled meats, pasta and rich or aged cheeses.
LaRocca’s high mountain Merlot is estate-grown at 2600 feet elevation, at the base of Mt. Lassen. Their terroir is unique to Butte County. The soil has been certified organic for over 35 years, they have tested Glyphosate free and take pride in making an organic wine with no sulfites added. LaRocca Vineyards is one of very few certified organic wines on the market. This vintage offers hints of ripe cherry and red raspberries. It’s deep and delicate at the same time. Hints of toasted oak offer the earth notes that linger with the soft tannins. This wine can be enjoyed on its own, or with your favorite cuisine.
This blend of Cabernet, Petite Syrah and Merlot is aged in French oak for over three years and then bottled and rested for six months before its release in 2020. The Bed Rock N Red is a bold red wine that is fruit forward with flavors of blueberries, blackberries, spice, vanilla and nutmeg. The wine finishes with medium tannins and a black pepper finish with hints of dark chocolate, ripe cherries and ends with a desire to take another sip.
This famous French varietal found in the Condrieu AOC on the west bank of the Rhône River nearly went extinct after the chaos of WWI, leaving only 30 acres intact. It is now planted worldwide. It is grown in the CCOF Organic Certified “Saint James Block” under the care of the Trappist-Cistercian Brothers at the Abbey of New Clairvaux. The St. James Block Viognier has tropical aromas of bananas and pineapples with a hint of floral notes. It is complemented with crisp flavors of limes and peaches with a fresh finish.
Spencer Shirey Wines Chardonnay continues to be a local favorite. It has been lightly oaked and continues our tradition of bringing together bright crisp acidity with a well-balanced finish. While enjoying this wine your palate will experience aromas of citrus and the taste of green apple. The natural acidity and fresh fruit are smooth and refreshing. Cheers!
An old-world wine, Tria - the Greek word for three - exudes the varietal characteristics of its trio of namesake grapes: Viognier, Chardonnay, and French Colombard. The exotic perfumed aromas of tangerine and melon are the contribution of Viognier, delicately balanced by the fruity richness of Chardonnay. Throw in the dependable crisp acidity of French Colombard, chase it with a creamy hint of vanilla – thanks to eight months of aging in French Oak barrels - and the result is a wine meant to slowly savor with friends at sunset or enjoy during an impromptu picnic. Yassou!
Classic porch wine—an easy drinking wine, perfect for a carefree day spent in your favorite sunny place. Made with 100% certified organic Pinot Gris grapes, grown in Durham, CA. Delightful notes of Hosui Asian pears, green apple, hints of pineapple, caramel, and almond. Pairs well with many kinds of cheese (we love Irish Dubliner); or pair with figs, chicken, salmon, or seafood. Make it a breakfast wine and serve with crab cakes benedict! 13.5% ABV
This beautiful dry rosé is pressed from Mourvèdre grapes grown at Wild Oak Vineyards in northern Chico. Left on the skins for less than a day, the wine boasts luscious strawberry aromas with a medium-bodied lingering finish. For the perfect pairing, serve this wine with an array of seafood, ripe cheeses, or even barbeque. This wine has been named after the ridge we call Paradise as 20% of all sales were donated to the North Valley Community Foundation, Camp Fire Relief Fund in 2019.
Bangor Blaze is a Rose’ of Pinot Noir. The grapes for this wine were harvested from the Los Carneros Valley area of Napa Valley. This appellation is known for its warm days and cool coastal nights which is ideal for growing Pinot Noir. The wine is crisp, fresh and dry with a perfect balance of fruit and acidity. Note the soft subtle aromas of strawberry, raspberry and watermelon. 13.9% ABV