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2010 St. Francis Cabernet Sauvignon

St.-Francis-Cabernet-SauvignonFrom the winemaker – This Cabernet Sauvignon has rich varietal character and body. The wine’s firm structure, generous tannins, and depth of color complement classic aromas and flavors of ripe black currant, cassis, dusty cocoa and saddle leather. Fruit for our Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon comes from our estate vineyards in Sonoma and Russian River valleys, as well as from growers in Sonoma County’s other top appellations, including Dry Creek Valley, Alexander Valley and Rockpile. Each carefully selected vineyard contributes distinctive and individual qualities to the finished wine.”

This wine goes well with dishes like Point Reyes Blue Cheese Crostini or cheeses like Gruyere or Goat.

Rating:

This wine was previously given a 82 point rating by Wine Spectator.

Availability:

2010 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $19.99 a bottle, $107.95 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $191.91 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#47970

2010 Domaine Brusset Laurent B. Cotes Du Rhone

If you love Rhone wines, red wines, or just plain good wines you are in for a serious treat with this first-rate value. Comprised of Grenache (60%), Syrah (20%), Carignane (10%), and Cinsault (10%), this garrigue-scented red can be savored over a period of two days alongside your favorite savory meals.

From the winemaker – “In the bottle, this wine is a bright ruby-red.  Blackcurrant and elderberry aromas make an elegant bouquet.  On the palate, flavors of cherry and blackcurrant are concentrated and full.  The tannins are silky and the finish is rounded out with a touch of spice and pepper.”

Best served with wild game dishes like wild boar, or pheasant.

Rating:

This wine was given a 89 point rating by Wine Spectator.

Availability:

2010 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $12.99 a bottle, $70.15 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $124.71 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#27663

2008 TAIT The Ball Buster

2008 TAIT The Ball BusterThis wine is Soft, velvety and generous with its tobacco-accented plum and brown sugar flavors, lingering on the supple, spicy finish. It is a blend of 77% Shiraz, 11% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 12% Merlot.

From the winemaker – “Deep Black Purple. Intense aromas of blackcurrant, stewed plums, cherry, and chocolate. Full-bodied berry palate with a sweet long-lasting finish.”

This wine pairs nicely with Wild game meats like; squab, pigeon, dove, pheasant, venison (deer), buffalo, boar and ostrich or Hard, savory cheeses like Parmigiano, Romano and Cheddar.

Rating:

This wine was given a 86 point rating by Wine Spectator and a 91 point rating by The Wine Advocate.

Availability:

2008 vintage in a 750 ml – Standard Bottle is currently in stock at Byram and Hackettstown for $15.99 a bottle, $86.35 a 1/2 case with a 10% half case discount, and $153.51 a case with a 20% full case discount. SKU#19916


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