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The Ultimate Attorney Gift from Shinas Estate!

 

Shinas Estate is situated in the northwest region of Victoria. This region is known for its Mediterranean-like climate, classic wines and great food. The first vines were planted in the region in 1886 and by 1898 vine planting commenced on the estate. With eight generations of grape growing and wine producing experience, as well as George Shinas' passion for perfection, he draws on time honored traditions to produce premium hand crafted wine.

 

Who is this George Shinas character? None other than your standard night court judge by evening and winemaker turned partying rockstar by day/weekend. The honorable George Shinas is truly the international man of mystery especially when partnered with his dynamic duo brethren and de facto winemaker, Stephen Black of Small Gully.

 

The wines are available separately, or all three together (at a 10% discount) in a black 3 bottle gift tote for $74.99!

 

Shinas Estate "The Verdict" Cabernet 2014 -  This has a dark plum color with a slight crimson hue. It showcases aromas of ripe blackberries, vanilla and dark chocolate leading into a palate packed with riveting flavors of black cherry, red plums, and ripe strawberries. With a solid-built frame of tannin and crisp acid, the wine manages to find balance with the equitable amount of plush texture. Aged 24 months in French and American barrique. - Winemaker notes. ($23.99)

 

Shinas Estate "The Guilty" Shiraz 2015 - This estate bottled Shiraz started from a single vineyard that's first plantings date back to 1898 and it has the concentration and power to prove it. The Guilty is a monstrous, intense Shiraz that will fool nobody for Hermitage. That said, it has quickly developed a cult following across the country that even Chave would be jealous of. Average vine age 55 years; aged 20 months in neutral French barrique. - Winemaker notes. ($23.99)

 

Shinas Estate "The Executioner" Shiraz/Cabernet/Viognier 2014 - ‘Executioner’ is the Judge’s take on a ‘reserve’ wine. This is the fourth release of this hedonistic concoction. Made up of the oldest Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon plantings on the estate vineyard with a splash of Viognier. This is power, pure power. A wine of awesome splendor that is sure to please the palates of even the most discerning consumer. As the Judge has said, “it’s not for the fainthearted and if you drink a bottle of the Executioner and drive, you will surely come before the Judge.” Who needs ‘The Prisoner’ when you have ‘The Executioner?’

 

The color is opaque and burgundy to brick red, suggesting a lot of extraction and a little maturity in barrel. The nose suggests softness and richness, with a loamy herbal aromas that developed into dark berries and mocha. The palate shows red cherry/berry fruit and a nice hit of spice. The weight of the wine is thick without being heavy. 55% Shiraz - 43% Cabernet Sauvignon - 2% Viognier; aged 33 months in seasoned French & American barriques. - Winemaker notes. ($29.99)

 

New Lambrusco!

This is not your parents' Riuniti from the 1970's! These deliciously fizzy red and rosé wines from Emilia-Romagna in Italy are redefining how we drink and perceive sparkling red wines, much like how modern European rosés crushed the "Sutter Home" myth that all rosé is sweet. Made from different Lambrusco clones, these wines are distinct in style and pair wonderfully with a wide range of foods from simple hors d'oeuvres to a holiday feast!

Here are some new Lambrusco arrivals sure to surprise and delight your taste buds:

Casali 'Prata Solis' Lambrusco, Emilia I.G.P. ($16.99)
Terra Quilia Sanrosé Zero Rosato dell' Emilia ($24.99)
Garuti 'Malandrino' Lambrusco di Modena Secco ($13.99)
Quaresimo 'La Collina' Lambrusco dell' Emilia ($21.99)
Fiorini 'Becco Rosso' Lambrusco Grasparossa ($14.99)

 


 

Over 24 Wines Added To Our Red Tag Deal For The Holidays!
For descriptions and pricing on all our Red Tag deals, CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

 

New 1.5 and 3 Liter Boxes!

Keeps wine fresh for up to 3 weeks!

Camper Vin White 1.5 Liter Box; South Africa
Camper Vin Red 1.5 Liter Box; South Africa
La Petite Frog Picpoul de Pinet 3 Liter Box; Languedoc, France
Degli Azzoni Rosato 3 Liter Box; Marche, Italy
Degli Azzoni Sangiovese 3 Liter Box; Marche, Italy

 

Sample these fine wines and more at our "Box" tasting on August 17th. Click here for details.

 

 

Underwood in a Can!
It’s hard to keep your pinky up when you’re drinking wine from a 375ml can. These are the most approachable and ready-to-travel anywhere wines. Whether you’re sitting in a hot tub after a good day of riding or heading where other wines dare not travel, we have you covered without sacrificing the craft taste Union is known for.

 

 

These 375ml Underwood Cans are making a splash! Perfect traveler for the pool or the beach. Stock up for the long hot summer while they last! Available in Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, Rosé and sparkling! 

 Unionwinecompany.com/collections/underwood

 

 

 

 

 

Union Wine Co. Underwood Pinot Noir 2014, Oregon - From the same company that brings the popular Kings Ridge line comes an Oregon Pinot Noir that manages to be both varietally correct and affordable. This light wine offers bright red cherry fruit with hints of cedar and spice. Refreshing acidity balances a wine that pairs perfectly with cedar-plank salmon.

Union Wine Co. Underwood Rosé 2015, Oregon - The second vintage of rose from the Union Wine Company is comprised of Pinot Noir and Sangiovese. It's full of seasonal fruit flavors, strawberry then watermelon and finally peach. Totally quaffable on a warm spring or summer eve, it would about be great with lighter grilled foods.

Union Wine Co. Underwood Pinot Gris 2014, Oregon - This is a well balanced, honestly priced Pinot Gris with crisp apple & pear fruit and a burst of lemon citrus on the minerally finish. Great with mild cheeses, shrimp salad simple roasted chicken and picnic fare.

Union Wine Co. Underwood Sparkling Chardonnay 2015, Oregon - Sparkling Chardonnay? You betcha. 100% single vineyard Chardonnay fermented in 100% stainless steel for 100% maximum flavor and refreshment. Think white peach, apples and a touch of lemon all bubbly in your mouth.

All are 375ml lined cans for $7.49 each

 

 

New Wines From Portugal
All discounted 25% off by the case!

 

Quinta do Vale Branco 2015; Dão, Portugal - This white blend is compromised of 40% malvasia Fina, 40% Bical and 20% Encruzado. Bright on the nose, it appears much weightier in the mouth. Apricot, peach meets balanced by a squirt of lemon. Another steal from Portugal! ($9.99, discounted 25% off by the case).


Calheiros Cruz Branco 2015; Douro, Portugal - A blend of Malvasia Fina, Gouveio & Rabigato with aromas and flavors of citrus, tangerine and slivered almonds laced with bright acidity. The Malvasia provides a fair bit of weight on the mid palette and gives the wine a heftier texture on the finish. It is a perfect match to grilled cod or sea bass. ($16.99, discounted 25% off by the case).


Grande Escolha "Aromas das Castas" Branco 2015; Vinho Verde, Portugal - This is not your regular Vinho Verde. With the Alvarinho portion having extended skin contact, the resulting yellow color definitely sets this wine apart. Aromas of tangerine, orange blossom and apricot; the fruitiness is matched by high acidity and slight effervescence. On the palette the wine shows tremendous elegance, a round mouthfeel and thirst quenching finish. ($14.99, discounted 25% off by the case).


Pedra Cancela Rosé 2015; Dão, Portugal - A refreshing, dry rosé from one of our favorite Portuguese producers, Pedra Cancela. Aromas of watermelon, fresh strawberry and raspberry pop out of the glass yet is balanced by a minerally dry finish. With extended skin contact, this rosé is rich and unctuous, with a touch of soft tannins and a bright, acidic finish. Enjoy this summer sipper on its own or with swordfish off the grill.  ($12.99, discounted 25% off by the case).


Quinta do Vale Tinto 2014; Dão, Portugal - This is a new staff favorite and the lightest red in our Portuguese section. A blend of Tinta Roriz, Alfrocheiro and Jaen (the latter also known as Mencia) is a lighter style red grape. The nose is bright and fresh while the palate is plummy and round and ever so light in the mouth. If you are looking for Beaujolais-esque red- this is it and so affordable! ($9.99, discounted 25% off by the case).
 

Sake!

 

 

Check out our new Sake selections and discover the unique flavors of the different classifications!

 

 

 


New Crystal Glassware from Viski-Raye

Rooted in centuries of Venetian glassmaking tradition, Viski-Raye crystal offers the purest, most elegant drinkware experience available. Its perfect clarity coupled with precise lines and angles define this flawlessly crafted glassware. All are sold in 2 pack gift boxes.

Viski-Raye Crystal Chardonnay ($23.95 set of 2, gift boxed)
Viski-Raye Crystal Champagne
($23.95 set of 2, gift boxed)
Viski-Raye Crystal Bordeaux
($25.95 set of 2, gift boxed)
Viski-Raye Crystal Burgundy
($25.95 set of 2, gift boxed)
Viski-Raye Crystal Scotch
($21.95 set of 2, gift boxed)

 

New Wine & Bar Accessories!

         

New glassware, wine racks, aerators, chillers, corkscrews, stoppers, party supplies, decanters, wine totes, bar accessories, bitters and mixers. Stock the bar or get some early gift ideas!

 

 New flavors and old favorites of bitters and shrubs from locally made Crude Bitters & Sodas, including

Bitters: Rizzo, Big Bear, Bitterless Marriage, Sycophant
Shrubs: Pineapple/Ginger, Cucumber, Peach, Watermelon/Basil

 

 

New Vermouths, Bitters & Mixers!

 

 

Priorat Natur Vermut 750ml; Catalonia, Spain
This is what happens when White Garnacha, Pedro Ximénez and Macabeo are macerated in oak barrels with aromatic herbs.... fennel, rosemary, cumin, cinnamon and vanilla. ... Priorat Natur Vermut. Only available in NC at Seaboard Wine. Thanks Think Global Wines!!!  ($24.99)

  

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Please note: Prices and vintages are subject to change without notice. We reserve the right to correct pricing and description errors on this web site. Some items are net priced and not discounted further. Check with store for details. We will confirm price and availability when orders are placed.

This page was updated last on 01/19/18