Trinchero Family Estates is wholly owned and operated by the Trinchero family, Napa Valley vintners since 1948. The TFE portfolio includes more than 40 brands including Sutter Home, Ménage à Trois, Trinchero Napa Valley, Napa Cellars, Folie à Deux, Terra d'Oro, SeaGlass, and the alcohol-removed wine, Fre. TFE also markets and sells a stable of notable brands including Joel Gott Wines, Charles & Charles, Taken Wine Co., and Bandit. TFE's import portfolio includes Angove Wines from Australia; Doña Paula Wines from Argentina; Carmen Wines from Chile; and a spirits portfolio that includes Amador Whiskey Co and Cruz Tequila. This Saturday will be enjoying the super fine wines of Trinchero Napa Valley, along with other wines from the portfolio. Joining us will be Nicole Gilberts to discuss her wines and pour samples.
2016 Trinchero Sauvignon Blanc, Mary’s Vineyard, Napa
List price 20.00; our price 17.99
Mary's Vineyard is a warm site growing aromatic white wines with the balance of ripe tropical fruit and bright acidity in the grapes from this vineyard. This wine is entirely fermented and aged in stainless steel to retain its natural fruitiness. This is unmistakably Sauvignon Blanc with aromas of stone fruit, melon and subtle mineral components, boasting beautiful complexity with mouth filling tropical pineapple, passion fruit and juicy mango flavors. A fresh, bright citrus undertone carries through to a crisp and well balanced finish.
2016 Taken Complicated Chardonnay, Sonoma Coast
List price 17.00; our price 14.99
Josh Phelps and Carlo Trinchero founded the Taken Wine Company in 2007 and released their first wine in 2010. It received 92 points from Wine Enthusiast: “Complex and interesting on the palate, It is layered with tension and acidity. It has a lean clean finish that's dialed in for the table.” In other words, an excellent food wine.
2015 Taken Complicated Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast
List price 20.00; our price 15.99
This Pinot scored 91 points from Wine Enthusiast along with an “Editors' Choice”: “This is such a good offering at this price, or many other prices, that it would be a worthy house wine to stock for regular consumption. Richly luxurious and softly layered, its texture stands out among well-integrated jolts of earth, black tea and strawberry-rhubarb.”
2014 Taken Red, Napa Valley
List price 39.00; our price 29.99
Aromas of fresh blueberries, blackberries, ripe black cherries are the fruits arrayed against tones of earth, graphite, toasted espresso beans and dark chocolate. The French oak is subtle yet present. This powerful 2014 boasts copious amounts of ripe red fruit, blueberry and plum. Dark chocolate and tastefully integrated oak add complexity to the full-bodied mouthfeel, while the texture and flavors linger on the palate through the long finish. Ready to drink now and should continue to evolve for 8 to10 years.
2012 Trinchero Cabernet Sauvignon, Mario’s Reserve, Napa
List price 45.00; our price 39.99
The Mario’s Cab received 91 points from Wine Enthusiast: “This is a blend of grapes from Mario’s Vineyard and Central Park West Vineyard, both in St. Helena. Full bodied and voluptuous, it offers classically tuned touches of cedar, dried herb, lingering red cherry and cassis. Sizable tannins give it pushiness and depth. Drink now through 2022. It is also well thought of by James Suckling (94 points) and Robert Parker (90 pts).
2012 Trinchero BRV Cabernet Sauvignon Estate, Napa Valley
List price 50.00; our price 45.00
This is the evidence that proves the capacity of the Trinchero family to produce extraordinary Napa wines. On the nose, there is licorice, plum and hints of cigar box, followed by abundant flavors of blueberry, blackberry and violets. This wine reflects the intensity of its mountain origins and will age beautifully, given its firm tannins and powerful structure.
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$5.00 will be credited towards purchase of wines being poured
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