California Wines Bacchus Pinot Noir “Ginger’s Cuvee” 2014

This Week’s Tasting

 

bacchus pinot noir“David Gordon, wine director at Tribeca Grill, created the Bacchus label to offer great value California wine by utilizing the many contacts he has in Napa and Sonoma to source the finest grapes available.”

 

 

Bacchus Chardonnay 2014

California

“Elegant flavors of  apple and lemon, buttery qualities, crisp mouthfeel.” “This Chardonnay has charming buttery notes balanced with a freshness of fruit and lively acidity. It is both stainless steel and barrel aged and the oak is not overdone at all. A great buy all around.”

$13.99

 

Bacchus Pinot Noir “Ginger’s Cuvee” 2014

California

“Dark ruby color. Light to medium bodied with aromas and flavors of juicy raspberry, tart cherry, spice with a touch of earth and spice. Supple and balanced with a smooth finish.”

$14.99

 

Bacchus Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

California

“Bright and approachable, this is an easy-drinking Cabernet Sauvignon with balanced flavors of cassis, black plum, blackcurrants, and a touch of cedar.”

$13.99

 


 

shebang redShebang is a project of Bedrock Wine Co.’s Morgan Twain-Peterson, who happens to be the son of Ravenswood founder Joel Peterson. While Bedrock’s focus is on small-lot, single-vineyard expressions, Shebang is an exuberantly juicy, multi-vintage red blend with a lot of pedigree as well.”

 

Shebang Red Blend nv

California

Zinfandel and Grenache-based blend. “This is a delicious blend that is spicy and full bodied. It’s a fun wine that is perfect for everyday drinking but also has some serious pedigree. The base for Shebang! comes 100+ year old vines from the Bedrock Vineyard.”

$12.99