Wines In Sampler
- 2002 Lagarosse Bordeaux Premieres Cotes de Bordeaux France This blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc – all grown on hillside vineyards in Bordeaux – showcases black currant fruit, joined by notes of fig and cedar.
- 2007 Rayun Rapel Valley, Chile Syrah This wine from acclaimed vintner Alvaro Espinoza offers impressions of blackberry, plum, black cherry, blueberry, smoke, baking spices and chocolate.
- 2005 Villalta ‘Ripasso’ Valpolicella, Italy This medium-bodied wine from Italy’s Valpolicella DOC offers notes of almond, fresh berries, cherry, licorice and savory herbs.
- 2005 Four Sisters South Eastern Australia Merlot Legendary Aussie vintner Trevor Mast honors his daughters with this wine, which offers notes of spice-framed black cherry, plum and blackberry.
Because these wines are all in very limited supply, substitutions for wines similar in character and of equal value may occasionally be made.