Category Archives: Napa

Jamieson Ranch Double Lariat Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

$39.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 47975 A super-sexy, seductive style of Cabernet Sauvignon, the 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Double Lariat has sweet tannins, lush black cherry and a blackcurrant fruit, no hard edges and touches of chocolate and espresso in … Continue reading

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Cameron Hughes Lot 318 Meritage 2010

$11.99 Atlas Peak, Napa Valley, California PLCB #33531 Comprised of 64% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 1% Petit Verdot, Cameron Huges’ Lot #318 was entirely sourced from Napa Valley’s Atlas Peak AVA. The wine is medium-bodied with … Continue reading

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Roots Run Deep Educated Guess Cabernet 2012

$19.99 Napa, California PLCB Code# 48843 I usually don’t entertain wines with catchy names (i.e. Fat Bastard, Barefoot) but after passing over Educated Guess a few times at Costco, I decided to give it a chance. And wow,that just sounded … Continue reading

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Beringer Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley 2012

$10.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 33239 The 2012 Sauvignon Blanc is a real winner, and at this price point (which is probably several dollars less at the big chain stores), it’s a steal. Delicious caramelized citrus and melon notes … Continue reading

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Atalon Cabernet Sauvignon 2010

$32.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 48047 Atalon’s 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon is fleshy and generous, with plenty of fruit and terrific overall balance, not to mention considerable early appeal. Hints of tobacco, dried herbs and incense add complexity on the … Continue reading

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Aviary Chardonnay 2012

$15.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 33210 Our 2012 Aviary Chardonnay is fresh, rich, and balanced. Inviting aromas of pear, banana, vanilla, subtle spice, and toasted oak draw you in. On the palate, we find lively flavors of apricot, Golden … Continue reading

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Murphy Goode Liars Dice Zinfandel 2010

$16.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 6504 Double Gold: 2012 San Francisco International Wine CompetitionIn Liar’s Dice Zinfandel, we’ve created our most passionate wine – one that’s so luscious and juicy, it’ll leave you wanting more. Our 2010 vintage is … Continue reading

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Merryvale Profile 2008

 $136.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 38750 The flagship red wine, the 2008 Profile, is a blend of 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 13% Petit Verdot, 6% Malbec and 1% Cabernet Franc. Dusty, loamy soil aromas intermixed with graphite, blueberry, blackberry, charcoal … Continue reading

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Gallo Signature Series Cabernet Sauvignon 2009

 $29.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 31772 The 2009 Cabernet Sauvignon Gallo Signature Series wraps around the palate in the layers of mocha, chocolate, plums tobacco and sweet spices. The 2009 is round, supple and inviting from start to finish. … Continue reading

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Novy Syrah Napa Valley 2010

$14.99 Napa Valley, California PLCB Code# 32895   Black cherries, asphalt, tar and licorice jump from the glass in Novy’s 2010 Syrah. Juicy, expressive and bold, the 2010 is best enjoyed over the next few years, while the fruit remains … Continue reading

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