Picking the perfect wine to accompany your holiday meal can be a challenge, and our Wine Buyer is here to help. Check out his top picks for holiday wines and pairing suggestions.
Eco Terreno Cabernet Sauvignon 2015
Well balanced and full-flavored, this Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is finished with Merlot, Cab Franc, and Petit Verdot. It offers a long finish with a touch of toast, vanilla, and ripe cherries.
Grilled meats and roasted vegetables
Strong, aged, or pungent cheeses
Robert Sinskey POV 2014
This unique blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Cab Franc, grown in slightly cooler areas of Napa Valley, features liveliness and a slightly lower alcohol content. Floral notes of violet and rosemary pair with touches of blackberry and currant.
Red meats and game
Yamakiri Pinot Noir 2016
Made with Biodynamic fruit from Filligreen Farm in Anderson Valley, this wine reflects its region’s balance of warm valley days and cool coastal nights. Hints of ripe red fruit, tea leaves, and elevated tannins finish off the lasting flavor.
Leaner red meats and poultry
Nutty cheeses and roasted vegetables
Benziger Chardonnay 2017
New from our friends at Benziger, this Chardonnay is made with Certified Organic fruit from Sangiacomo Vineyard in Carneros and features bright notes of lemon zest, pear, and apple with a hint of oak.
Grilled fish, white meats, and vegetable dishes
Brie and alpine cheeses
Bailly Cremant de Bourgogne 2014
Displaying natural notes of Pinot and Chardonnay, this sparkling wine features a rich mid pallet with deep and pure bubbles, clean limestone notes, and a lasting finish.
Shellfish, cured meats, and vegetable dishes
Fresh cheeses and fruit