Sonny’s selection for Thanksgiving and the festive season ahead.
Founded in 1883, Wente is the oldest continuously operated family owned winery in America.
In 1912 second generation Ernest Wente was responsible for importing Chardonnay cuttings from the vine nursery at the University of Montpellier – France to the Livermore Valley in California where Carl Wente bought 47 acres in 1883.
Today 80% of all Californian Chardonnay stems from the Wente clone.
Considered the first family of Chardonnay, Wente family estates were awarded “American Winery of the year” in 2011 by the Wine Enthusiast.
THE WINES SELECTED
Morning Fog Chardonnay
Bright with crisp flavours of pear, melon, citrus & green apple, balanced by subtle hints of toasty oak & vanilla from barrel ageing. With mouth filling body, lingering minerality & balanced acidity, this wine delivers a long, refreshing finish. – £17.95
Beyer Ranch Zinfandel
Notes of dark cherry & spices balanced by the perfect amount of oak which introduces the vanilla & texture into the wine.
The grapes are picked ripe to accentuate the deep jammy fruit flavours. A classic full bodied wine with all the Zinfandel classic aromatics. – For the Zinfandel lovers at £17.95
Charles Wetmore Cabernet Sauvignon
Dark berry notes complemented by pink peppercorn with a layer of cocoa dust. The wine has a velvety acidity, bold tannins & ripe fruit characteristics. These coupled with the natural acidity creates a beautiful wine. – £24.95
Order should be placed by Friday 16th to ensure Thanksgiving deliveries
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Call – 01344 843369