TASTE #1 Wade Cellars Chenin Blanc
THE STORY: Born out of Dwyane Wade’s love of the great wines of Napa Valley, Wade Cellars represents the former Miami Heat shooting guard’s partnership with iconic winemaker Jayson Pahlmeyer.
For over 30 years, Jayson Pahlmeyer has consistently produced iconic Napa Valley wines of power, finesse, and distinction. Jayson has been a leader in the world of fine wine and shares Wade’s bold and irrepressible spirit. Then, two years ago, Wade decided to follow his heart and make a great wine of his own, and Wade Cellars was born.
ON THE PALATE: This Chenin Blanc has the aromas and flavors of pears, golden apples, lemon blossoms, and honeysuckle. Chenin is appealing to wine lovers that enjoy a crisp Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc.
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: Asian Cuisine, Pork Chops and Goat Cheese
TASTE #2 1587 Moscato
THE STORY: Since day one, we’ve been working tirelessly in order to expand our product offerings and make our customers experience even better. We’re proud of how far we’ve come, yet remain committed to performing even better.
Our wine is handcrafted from the finest selection of grapes and blended with the perfect pairing of fruit so that your first sip to your last sip is absolutely tantalizing.
ON THE PALATE: This sweet Moscato has delightful notes of elderberry flower, orange, and peach.
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: Desserts, Spicy Foods (Thai, Indian) & Prosciutto
TASTE #3 Klinker Brick Brickmason Red Blend
THE STORY: Steve and Lori Felten, fifth generation grape growers in the Lodi region, continue the tradition of cultivating “Old Vine” Zinfandel vineyards that their ancestors planted in the early 1900’s.
Joseph Smith joined Klinker Brick in 2008 after starting his career as a winemaker in the nineties as an apprentice with Gnekow Family Wines. From there he worked under Barry Gnekow at Hahn and also Michael David as a cellar master and ultimately the full time winemaker at Klinker Brick.
ON THE PALATE: This blend is comprised of 80% Zinfandel, 10% Syrah, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon and 5% Petite Sirah. Deep red fruit aromas lead into notes of dark cherry with soft tannins and a velvet finish.
SUGGESTED FOOD PAIRINGS: Lamb, Steak & Tomato Based Pasta Dish