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Red
750ml
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The 2020 Cabernet Franc is a dark purple, ruby colored wine with aromas of black cherry, plum, blueberry, vanilla and...
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Bottle: $50.20
6 bottles: $37.60
This is an elegant wine with aromas of black cherry, cassis, plum, vanilla, oak and a hint of chocolate. In the glass...
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Red
375ml
Bottle: $11.94 $12.46
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Unusually fragrant and quite fine, the well-balanced 2018 Alexander Valley Vineyards Cabernet serves up pretty, red...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $23.47 $24.71
12 bottles: $20.51
Rated 91 - Aromas of blueberries, blackberries and crushed sage. Full-bodied with silky tannins. Lean and focused on...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $25.75 $27.11
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This 100% Cabernet Sauvignon is fruit forward with rich texture. In the glass there are earthy aromas of cassis,...
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375ml
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White
750ml
Bottle: $18.92 $19.92
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Rated 89 - The 2019 Chardonnay Wetzel Family Estate is scented of green pears, white flowers, baker's yeast and...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $21.94
12 bottles: $21.50
This dark purple wine has complex aromas of black cherry, spice, plum, cassis, blueberry, oak and vanilla. This is a...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $20.06 $21.12
12 bottles: $17.10
Rated 89 - Features dried red currant and berry flavors bearing a sleek minerality, with green herbal shadings in the...
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Red
750ml
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Rated 89 - Plum, red cherry and hibiscus on the nose. Medium-bodied with good minerality. Well-integrated tannins....
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $18.92 $19.92
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The 2018 Syrah is a deep purple wine with rich aromas of plum, violets, black cherry, vanilla, oak and blackberry....
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $20.06 $21.12
12 bottles: $17.10
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $20.06 $21.12
12 bottles: $17.10
Varietally distinct, this Zinfandel captures the true essence of Alexander Valley. The fruit is sourced from a...
Red
375ml
Bottle: $10.79
12 bottles: $10.57
Varietally distinct, this Zinfandel captures the true essence of Alexander Valley. The fruit is sourced from a...
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White
750ml
Bottle: $19.94 $20.99
12 bottles: $19.54
The Result is a wine that is both fresh and rich, a rare combination that appeals to all the parts of the palate. The...
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Red
750ml
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Rated 92 - This blends together a majority of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot with smaller additions of Syrah, Petit...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $24.93 $26.39
12 bottles: $24.43
Our proprietary red blend is made in an approachable style that is simply delicious on release. It is a blend of...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $43.90 $44.80
12 bottles: $43.02
Rated 93 - Powerful in flavor but velvety in texture, this full-bodied wine packs in graphite, anise, espresso and...
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Red
750ml
Bottle: $6.99
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Medium- bodied wine with rich and flavorful hints of ripe raspberry and a velvety smooth finish. Enjoy with grilled...

United States California Sonoma Valley Alexander Valley

Of all the New World wine countries, perhaps the one which has demonstrated the most flair for producing high quality wines - using a combination of traditional and forward-thinking contemporary methods - has been the United States of America. For the past couple of centuries, the United States has set about transforming much of its suitable land into vast vineyards, capable of supporting a wide variety of world-class grape varietals which thrive on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coastlines. Of course, we immediately think of sun-drenched California in regards to American wines, with its enormous vineyards responsible for the New World's finest examples of Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot based wines, but many other states have taken to viticulture in a big way, with impressive results. Oregon, Washington State and New York have all developed sophisticated and technologically advanced wine cultures of their own, and the output of U.S wineries is increasing each year as more and more people are converted to their produce.

California as a wine producing region has grown in size and importance considerably over the past couple of centuries, and today is the proud producer of more than ninety percent of the United States' wines. Indeed, if California was a country, it would be the fourth largest producer of wine in the world, with a vast range of vineyards covering almost half a million acres. The secret to California's success as a wine region has a lot to do with the high quality of its soils, and the fact that it has an extensive Pacific coastline which perfectly tempers the blazing sunshine it experiences all year round. The winds coming off the ocean cool the vines, and the natural valleys and mountainsides which make up most of the state's wine regions make for ideal areas in which to cultivate a variety of high quality grapes.

California's beautiful and remarkably fertile Sonoma Valley has grown over the decades to become one of the United States' most respected and profitable wine regions, with wineries within the region benefiting from the superb Californian sunshine, low rainfall and wonderfully rich soils. Because of this vital combination of excellent conditions, the region is able to grow a wide range of grape varietals for use in the production of an impressive array of wines, with many different red and white wine grapes flourishing each year and producing excellent and characterful results. The soils have been enriched by volcanic activity, and the presence of geothermal springs, which make this region a unique one, and very much the beating heart of California's ever growing wine industry.

For two hundred and fifty years, the Alexander Valley in California’s beautiful Sonoma county has been producing fascinating and characterful wines, and this specific AVA has been responsible for securing Sonoma’s reputation worldwide as being one of the finest New World wine producing regions. Today, Alexander Valley is the most productive and prodigious sub-region of Sonoma County, being the largest in area and most densely planted part of this side of California’s wine country.

The secret of Alexander Valley’s success is manyfold. The climatic conditions the region enjoys are influenced greatly by the Russian River, and the fact that it is sheltered from the Pacific winds by the low-lying hills to the west of the valley. Alexander Valley is one of the warmest wine regions in California by day, but at night temperatures drop significantly, allowing for a long and balanced growing and ripening season, and resulting in beautifully balanced wines with plenty of expression.

The area is notable mainly for the success it has experienced with Bordeaux grape varietals, especially Cabernet Sauvignon and Merlot. These grapes grow healthily in Alexander Valley, and the rich, alluvial soil is said to impart a richness and chocolatey character and a level of voluptuousness which sets them well apart from their French equivalents. The region has also seen great results with other classic European grapes, such as Nebbiolo and Sangiovese.