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Holiday Gift Wines By Pope Valley Winery

Holiday Gift Wines By Pope Valley Winery

$175.00

This hand-packed gift wines collection combines gourmet cheese and chocolate treats with four top selling wines from family-run Pope Valley Winery: 2016 Merlot Napa Valley, 2016 Sangiovese Napa Valley, 2018 Rosé Napa Valley, 2018 Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley. Enjoy your wines along with 1/3 lb. of Brindisi Fontina from Willamette Valley Cheese Co. and 2 bars of Dark Milk Chocolate from Woodblock Chocolate Manufactory.

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This hand-packed gift wines collection combines gourmet cheese and chocolate treats with four top selling wines from family-run Pope Valley Winery: 2016 Merlot Napa Valley, 2016 Sangiovese Napa Valley, 2018 Rosé Napa Valley, 2018 Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley. Enjoy your wines along with 1/3 lb. of Brindisi Fontina from Willamette Valley Cheese Co. and 2 bars of Dark Milk Chocolate from Woodblock Chocolate Manufactory.

2016 Merlot Napa Valley

Tasting Notes:

Camphor, dried tobacco, and basil abound! Integrated acid and soft tannins give this wine its characteristic plush, round mouthfeel. A fine palate of English plums, raspberry gratin, and dried thyme makes the Merlot versatile enough for any meal.

Winemaking Notes:

Berries were 100% destemmed to tank and fermented over the course of 18 days. Upon pressing the wine was racked to 60 gal French oak barrels, of which 30% were new, where it rested for 22 months prior to bottling.

2016 Sangiovese Napa Valley

Tasting Notes:

A vibrant nose of strawberry compote is accented by sweet brioche toast and tarragon. Sangiovese’s signature reduction is present in this offering, but it takes a back seat on the palate to the wine’s iron-core. Well-balanced acidity ties all those earthy elements with the bright, fresh red-fruit aromatics.

Winemaking Notes:

Berries were carefully destemmed into 1-ton bins where they fermented over the course of 15 days. Upon pressing the wine spent a little over a year in barrel before completing the maturation process in stainless steel.

2018 Rosé Napa Valley

Tasting Notes:

The true hallmark of this wine is its melon core. While most Rosés rely upon up-front berry flavors, our fruit yields more nuanced cantaloupe, casaba and bosc pear notes. A delightful summer wine, though one that demands serious attention

Winemaking Notes:

Half the fruit was gently foot-macerated prior to pressing, with the other half whole-cluster pressed. After settling the juice for twenty hours it was racked off the lees. The wine was fermented for 35 days at 57° in order to better express its melon and red berry character.

2018 Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

Tasting Notes:

Our chalky marl from estate soils lend a stony reductive quality to the aroma. Elements of flint are omnipresent on the nose. Lower crop yields help retain flavor concentration with more savory notes of gunmetal, quartz, and tarragon with bright acidity and minerality

Winemaking Notes:

The goal when creating this wine was to have all of those quirky, previously unseen bits of earth from our faultline at the Ranch come through in the glass. After whole-cluster pressing, our Sauvignon Blanc was fermented in stainless steel for 29 days to retain its delicate aroma profile.

Free Bottle Stopper Included.

Standard Shipping Included to the Continental U.S.

All orders received before 1:00 PM PST December 4, 2019 will ship on December 5, 2019. All orders received after 1:00 PM PST on December 4, 2019 will ship within one week of order confirmation.

Due to the popularity of this gift, vintages sometimes sell out. Should this happen, we will always substitute with wines of equal or greater value.

Pursuant to state laws in New York, gifts that contain both food and wine will be sent in two separate packages.

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