Adventures in Wine

These wines offer an opportunity to explore “Wine Routes” less traveled. Wines from regions you’ve never been to! Grape varieties you’ve yet to taste! Small producers of wines rarely seen! Your Wine Captain is at your service to assist with navigation.

White

Charles De Fere ~ Sparkling Wine ~ Blanc De Blanc ~ Reserve France N.V. 45
Charles de Fere is located in Fere-En Tardenois, twenty miles outside of Champagne region in France. This sparkling wine is fresh, rich and toasty and quite smooth.
Bonny Doon Vineyards ~ Le Cigare Blanc Santa Cruz 2011 65
Le Cigare Blanc is a rich, savory white wine made from grapes sourced from the Beeswax Vineyard in Arroyo Seco. It is a Rhone style blend of 62% Grenache Blanc and 32% Rousanne. This wine has good acidity with tropical fruit flavors.
Château Puyanche ~ Francs Cotes de Blanc Bordeaux 2013 50
This wine is mostly Sauvignon Blanc with a tiny Semillon and it shows citrus and nectarine on the nose, with balanced acidity on palate and is very refreshing and clean finish.

Red

Heller Estate ~ Petite Verdot ~ Carmel Valley Carmel Valley 2013 75
A Certified 100% Organic producer from our backyards in Carmel Valley. This wine is deep in color, smooth and soft on palate, luscious blackberry and raspberry flavors with soft tannins and medium to a full body.
Boëté Winery ~ Estate Grown ~ Cabernet Franc Reserve Carmel Valley 2011 75
Smooth and elegant Cabernet Franc from Carmel Valley, grown and bottled at the winery’s Estate Vineyard. This wonderfully crafted Cabernet Franc has good fruit, soft tannins, and is nicely balanced with earthy tones.
Bouchard Finlayson Wines ~ Hannibal ~ Walker Bay South Africa 2011 95
One of South Africa’s top boutique wineries, located near Cape town and producing superb quality wines. French and Italian grape varieties dominate the blend, making this wine elegant and opulent with soft tannins.