2015 Holiday Case Lot Sale

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For a printable, perusable PDF, please click the following link: Holiday Case Lot Sale Catalog

Click HERE to purchase Holiday CLS wines!

Red lo-res

01 WP CLS 151. Albacea Monastrell by Bodegas Juan Gil 2014 Jumilla, Spain

Albacea is crafted with 100% Monastrell (Mourvèdre) from a number of select vineyards in Jumilla, where Monastrell is the favored red grape. Appealing aromas of smoke-infused blackberry, cedar, and pepper lead into succulent fruit flavors balanced by a clean, fresh finish.

Regular bottle price $12    Sale case price $120

02 WP CLS 152. SPÑ Red Blend 2014 Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

60% Tempranillo, 20% Merlot, 20% Syrah. The Tempranillo establishes an aromatic palette of ripe red cherry and strawberry, while the Merlot darkens the fruit profile and Syrah adds hints of pepper and spice. Fruity and spicy, with chewy tannins and food-friendly acidity.

Regular bottle price $10    Sale case price $84

03 WP CLS 153. Roller Coaster Red NV California

A kitchen-sink California red blend of Syrah, Petite Sirah, Cabernet Sauvignon, Zinfandel, Cabernet Franc, Barbera, Petit Verdot, Carignane, Merlot, Malbec and Grenache. Aromas of berries, coffee, cola and earth lead to full-bodied flavors of black cherry, blackberry cobbler and toasty vanilla.

Regular bottle price $14    Sale case price $144

04 WP CLS 154. Moshin Molinari Vineyard Pinot Noir 2010 Sonoma County, California

We love working with Rick Moshin’s wines, and it’s a real treat to be able to offer one of his terrific single-vineyard Sonoma Pinots at these savings! Bold and racy with red fruit, herbs, dried cherries and fine tannins. This wine is really coming into its own for drinking now, or hold through 2020.


05 WP CLS 155. MDZ Malbec 2014 Mendoza, Argentina

100% Malbec that comes alive with mocha, blueberry, cherry and rose petals, leading to a densely fruited palate with smooth tannins adding structure. Fruit-driven and supple, with hints of dried herbs on the finish.

Regular bottle price $12    Sale case price $120

06 WP CLS 156. Hayes Valley Merlot 2014 Central Coast, California

Merlot fleshed out with Petit Verdot and Cabernet Sauvignon. Dark cherries and plums on the nose. Lifted cherry fruit combines with tart blueberry and a touch of vanilla.

Regular bottle price $13    Sale case price $120

07 WP CLS 157. 3 Ball Zinfandel 2012 California

Zinfandel sourced from three of the grape’s favorite appellations: Paso Robles, Sonoma County and Amador County. Explosive blackberry and raspberry aromas with hints of rose petal and cracked pepper. Forest berries, cocoa and spice on the palate, finishing with toasty oak.

Regular bottle price $18    Sale case price $180

08 WP CLS 158. Wyatt Cabernet 2013 California

Amazing quality at such a modest price point! Accessible, fruit-forward Cabernet with cherry, cassis and plum notes on the nose. Flavors of black currant, raspberry preserve, licorice and pepper meet subtle, refined tannins.

Regular bottle price $18    Sale case price $156

09 WP CLS 159. Lacroix Bordeaux Supérieur 2011 Bordeaux, France

The entry-level Merlot/Cabernet Franc blend from Bordeaux legend and Englishman Jonathan Maltus, the garagiste behind cult Saint-Émilion bottling Le Dôme. Ripe red and black berry fruit accented by leather and cedar.

Regular bottle price $17    Sale case price $156

10 WP CLS 1510. Roche Bastide Côtes du Rhône 2011 Rhône Valley, France

70% Grenache, 30% Syrah from certified organic vineyards. Deep, dark red in the glass, where aromas emerge of wild black raspberry, baked strawberry, black plum and anise. Fresh and supple, its long finish bedecked with fruit and spice.

Regular bottle price $14    Sale case price $120

11 WP CLS 1511. Mas des Cabres Rouge Terres d’Aspères 2013 Languedoc, France

80% Syrah, 20% Grenache harvested from vineyards in and around Aspères, just inland from the Mediterranean in southern France. Inviting red and black fruit with undertones of garrigue, evoking the region’s famed scrubland herbs: thyme, rosemary, sage and lavender.

Regular bottle price $16    Sale case price $156

12 WP CLS 1512. Monchiero Barolo Riserva 2008 Piedmont, Italy

Structured, exciting Barolo that’s fascinating now but will reward patient cellaring. 92 pts, Wine Enthusiast: “Aromas include blackberry, underbrush, tobacco leaf, subtle oak, and espresso. The dense palate delivers fleshy black cherry accented vanilla, white pepper, cinnamon, sage and cocoa.”

Regular bottle price $60    Sale case price $636

13 WP CLS 1513. Gran Passione Barbera d’Asti Superiore 2012 Piedmont, Italy

100% Barbera aged 14 months, 6 of those in small oak barrels. Selectivity in the vineyard has paid off here, as the ripest berries have produced a round, balanced wine featuring black cherry, raspberry, spice, and tobacco notes.

Regular bottle price $15    Sale case price $144

White lo-res

14 WP CLS 1514. Reata Chardonnay 2012 Carneros, California

Voluptuous, oaky, full-bodied Chardonnay with ripe peach, mango, golden apple and honeysuckle on the nose. The palate features apricot, pineapple and generous dollops of sweet oak.

Regular bottle price $22    Sale case price $228

15 WP CLS 1515. Mandolin Chardonnay 2014 Monterey, California

Sourced primarily from vineyards in the Santa Lucia Highlands and fermented in new and used French oak, with partial malolactic fermentation. Lush tropical fruit and creamy oak notes balanced by crisp acidity.

Regular bottle price $16    Sale case price $156

16 WP CLS 1516. Château de la Greffière Mâcon La Roche-Vineuse Blanc Sous le Bois 2014 Burgundy, France

The village of La Roche-Vineuse (“vinous rock”—named for the limestone found in the vineyards) is located in the heart of the Mâconnais. Lovely Chardonnay that balances richness with focus. Lemon curd, apple and chalky minerality.

Regular bottle price $22    Sale case price $216

17 WP CLS 1517. Tabalí Reserva Viognier 2014 Limarí Valley, Chile

Aromatic Viognier from vineyards that benefit from cooling Pacific breezes. Citrus, white pepper and ginger aromas stand out against soft hints of white peach on a floral background.

Regular bottle price $15    Sale case price $144

18 WP CLS 1518. High Valley Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc 2013 Lake County, California

One of the coolest appellations in Lake County, High Valley’s climate and red, rocky volcanic soils produce intensely flavored wines like this expressive bottling featuring aromas of lemongrass, ripe melon, fig, lime peel and grass.

Regular bottle price $15    Sale case price $108

19 WP CLS 1519. B. Millet Sancerre Le Chemin Blanc 2014 Loire Valley, France

Gorgeous Sancerre from limestone/clay soils fermented low and slow over 7-10 weeks for maximum complexity. Lees stirring adds flesh to Sauvignon Blanc’s characteristic bright citrus and grassy herbaceous aromas. Nice mineral cut to the palate of grapefruit and lime zest.

Regular bottle price $27    Sale case price $264

20 WP CLS 1520. DueTorri Pinot Grigio 2014 Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Italy

Pinot Grigio vinified entirely in stainless steel to preserve the natural varietal characteristics. Bursting with fragrant citrus and stone fruit aromas, with a palate given lift by crisp acidity.

Regular bottle price $14    Sale case price $120

Bubbles lo-res

21 WP CLS 1521. Antica Fratta Franciacorta Essence Rosé 2009 Lombardy, Italy

A cuvée of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir produced in the same method as Champagne, polished by 36 months’ aging sur lie. Aromas of cherry preserves and brioche. Elegant and versatile sparkling wine, perfect for celebratory toasts and holiday feasts alike.

Regular bottle price $50    Sale case price $432

22 WP CLS 1522. Prezzolini Prosecco Extra Dry NV Italy

Classy and affordable Extra Dry Prosecco brimming with fresh pear and apple, hints of honey and white flowers. Light, refreshing and crisp—stock up now, as this is sure to be a crowd favorite whether you’re hosting that crowd for hors d’oeuvres, dessert or brunch.

Regular bottle price $12    Sale case price $108

Private Label lo-res

  1. The Vineyard Côtes du Rhône 2013 Rhône Valley, France

A delicious red blend from Domaine Coste Chaude, a great producer in the region. Loads of strawberry and nice spice.

Reg. btl. price $15                Sale case price $144

  1. The Vineyard Chianti 2012 Tuscany, Italy

Everything you could want in a Chianti: bright fruit, nicely balanced acidity and a long finish—all for under $15!

Reg. btl. price $14                Sale case price $132

  1. The Vineyard Chardonnay NV California

Expressive and inexpensive are tough to find in the same package, but this nails both. Nice oak and plenty of tropical zing.

Reg. btl. price $12                Sale case price $120

  1. The Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon NV California

When you need a Cabernet with loads of ripe fruit and relaxed tannins under $15, look no further than our private label.

Reg. btl. price $12                Sale case price $120

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