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.
Charles De Fere ~ Sparkling Wine ~ Blanc De Blanc ~ Reserve
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
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
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.
Heller Estate ~ Petite Verdot ~ Carmel Valley
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
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
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.