This Chardonnay starts with aromas of ripe tropical fruit, lemon and pear, followed by soft flavors of pear, vanilla and pineapple. Light but with some complexity, it’s a good choice for cream dishes and richer seafood fare.
A soft but spicy nose starts this flavorful sip from Thorntree. Open, fresh and friendly on the palate, the wine has a simple but elegant character. Pair with poultry, grilled seafood or enjoy every day on its own.
Earthy scents of feneel and pepper lead this distinctive Merlot from Thorntree. Young but accessible, the wine offers an appealing blend of berry, spice and dried herbs on the palate. Coluild benefit from some aging, but will pair well with duck and grilled meats.
Luscious blueberry and blackberry aromas unfold into balanced, easygoing flavors of berry and black pepper spice in this value Shiraz. A touch of acidity adds freshness. A good buy and pleasing everyday choice.
There is a green edge to this wine that’s otherwise dominated by black cherry, black currant leaf and fennel spice. The mouth is full and medium intense with firm tannins and a solid finish. With 15,000 cases imported, this selection should be easy to find and, at this great price, is an excellent choice for entertaining.
Melon and grassy aromas waft from the glass. The palate delivers plenty of green melon and crème brûlée flavors. Thefeel is a little oily. Despite its texture, there is still enough acidity to match this with plenty of foods. Imported by Cape Wine Ventures.
Merlot has had its ups and downs, but it has always been accessible. This version is medium-to-full bodied, with oozing black fruits and mint notes on the nose and palate. The mouth offers additional spice from a light touch of oak, with a hint of vanilla sweetness. Offers the flavor intensity of a wine three times the cost.
Bright, cheerful cherry fruit leads on this approachable everyday Cab, and flavors of cherry, berry and smoke give it additional appeal. Easygoing but offering heft in the tannins and finish, the wine will pair well with game, lamb and spiced meat dishes.