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Saracina Atrea Old Soul Red Mendocino County 2006/2007
California – USA
Grape type: Zinfandel/Syrah/Petite Sirah/Malbec

Ripe strawberry, mocha, a hint of white pepper and a side note of classic Malbec baking spices. The flavors are jammy, ripe and expressive, and the tannins are creamy.

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Chateau Montelena Chardonnay Napa Valley 2010
California – USA
Grape type: Chardonnay

Crisp aromas of apple, citrus peel and white peppery, along with a light metallic quality. The palate offers bracing lemon zest and grapefruit pith flavors and strong acidity yet comes across as silky and tactile at the same time.

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Walter Hansel North Slope Pinot Noir Russian River 2011
California – USA
Grape type: Cab Sau

Sweet red berries, flowers and mint all flow through on the Palate. Crushed flowers, tobacco and plums add complexity on the finish.

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Ridge Vineyards Lytton Spring Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley 2011
Rhône Valley – France
Grape type: Zinfandel/Petit Sirah/Carignane

Bramble, raspberry, cassis, toasted oak, and floral aromas; layered black cherry and currant, full bodied with well coated tannins and notes of licorice and black olive on the finish.

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Twomey Cellars Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2013
California – USA
Grape type: Sauvignon Blanc

Nose of grapefruit rind, juniper berry, star fruit, pear and elderberry flower. Fruit-sweet attack with notes of honey and citrus on the palate. Finish with lingering and fresh fruit.

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Silver Oak Cabernet Sauvignon Alexander Valley 2009
California – USA
Grape type: Cab Sau

Nose of black cherry, wisteria and sweet baking spices. On the palate, the wine is elegant and expressive and echoes the berry, floral and spice notes from the nose.