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Cascina Radice Gavi 2015 (Italy), $10.79/bottle by the case (Reg. $11.99) 100% Cortese and regarded as one of Italy’s best grapes! Straw-yellow color with greenish sparkles has a bouquet that is soft, elegant and plentiful in fruit nuances, with dry, rich, settled and harmonious flavors, providing a long lasting finish. Pairs well with seafood, white meat and rice dishes.
Casa Santos Lima OMG 2015 (Portugal), $14.39/bottle by the case (Reg. $15.99) 89 points – Wine Enthusiast – Deep, dark color with very aromatic notes of red fruits and licorice. In the mouth, it is rich and flavorsome with notes of ripe fruits, chocolate and spices developed from oak barrel aging. With a nice complexity and smooth tannins the wine offers a persistent and pleasant finish.
Chateau des Collines 2015 (France), 22.49/bottle by the case (Reg. $24.99) 50% Merlot, 40% Cabernet Sauvignon, 6% Pt. Verdot, 4% Cabernet Franc. Displays aromas of black fruits, smoked meats, coffee and mocha characteristics with a medium-full palate impression and lengthy, super finish. Tannins are subdued and round, evident upon opening, but dissipate with a short time in the glass.
Lolea Red Sangria (Spain), $17.09/bottle by the case (Reg. $18.99) Aromas reminiscent of fresh, young wine with cherry, orange peel, lemon drops, cinnamon and sour strawberry married with crisp nuances of grapes and sweet fruit. Full-bodied and ample on the palate, with a wide array of ripe red berries and blue flowers. Silky carbonic composition and slightly tart finish. Serve in a pitcher with oranges and lemons and add a splash of Cointreau!
Crabbies Original Ginger Beer (United Kingdom), $2.52/bottle by the case (Reg. $2.80) Refreshing, light bodied beer with a spicy fresh ginger flavor, notes of citrus and a warming finish. Serve chilled over ice with a slice of lime or lemon.