Shipping wine gifts around the United States can be tricky business. Some states only allow certain varieties, and some wineries set restrictions on where they ship. That’s where we come in! WineBaskets.com is especially proud to offer six new boutique wines, available to ship to all 41 states that allow wine shipping. All six of these limited-release wines are produced in collaboration with renowned winemakers and sourced from famous vineyards in Napa Valley, Sonoma County as well as the Willamette and Russian River Valleys.
About This Wine The warm volcanic soil leaves a lingering minerality in this ripe, intense boutique Cabernet Sauvignon made in partnership with the iconic Delectus Vineyard and Winery. Knights Valley, the easternmost AVA in Sonoma County, is a quintessential source for exceptional California Cabernet Sauvignon, famed for its elegant acidity.
Tasting Notes Dark ruby red in color, Broadstone Knights Valley Cabernet opens with aromas of toasted walnut and leather. On the palate this wine is well-balanced, with flavors of crushed cherries, black pepper, graphite and dark chocolate, chewy tannins and a dense finish.
Cellaring Drink Broadstone now or cellar through 2037.
Pairing Suggestions Full, rich and spicy in the mouth, Broadstone Cabernet makes a delightful companion to American fare such as buffalo burgers with aged cheddar and maple bacon, wood-fired pizzas or grilled Portobello mushrooms topped with a pat of bleu cheese.
About This Wine Fed by cool winds from the Columbia River Gorge, Dundee Hills AVA is the perfect climate for this limited-release premium Cuvée, produced in collaboration with renowned Pinot Noir-maker Archery Summit. Expansive and expressive, this Dundee Hills Pinot Noir shows completeness – a stylish comfort in its own skin.
Tasting Notes Aged in new French oak, Bridlemile opens with aromas of wood violet, black raspberries and cocoa. The medium body and polished texture uncover flavors of black cherry and baking spices and a lingering finish.
Cellaring Enjoy Bridlemile now or cellar through 2035.
Pairing Suggestions Framed by chewy tannins and lingering impressively, Bridlemile Pinot Noir pairs exceptionally well with grilled vegetables, herb roasted pork tenderloin, blackened chicken or oven baked salmon filets.
About This Wine With a brightness that can only be claimed by Sonoma County’s sun-soaked Russian River Valley, Luminist Chardonnay is a limited-release boutique wine, made in collaboration renowned winemaker Glenn Hugo. Each of Sonoma County’s prestigious regions for growing Chardonnay offer a remarkably distinct profile, and the Russian River Valley is no exception, bringing elegance and flavors of stone fruit and white flowers.
Tasting Notes Aged in new French oak barrels, this vibrant Russian River Chardonnay boasts radiant aromas of orange blossom and lemon zest, balanced by apricot and peach notes with a light oak finish.
Cellaring Drink Luminist now or cellar through 2028.
Pairing Suggestions The radiant, refreshing acidity in Luminist pairs perfectly with poached salmon topped with lemon aioli, tiger prawns sautéed in garlic butter, a warm vegetable risotto terrine, or bay scallops in a tarragon cream sauce.
About This Wine The volcanic soil and temperate climate of Napa Valley’s Oakville appellation is particularly suited to growing Bordeaux varietals, and this limited-release reserve showcases the best of Napa viticulture. Produced in collaboration with Swanson Vineyards’ Robin Akhurst, this Meritage red is a blend of 45% Cabernet Sauvignon, 45% Cabernet Franc and 10% Malbec.
Tasting notes Aromas of leather, black fruits and tobacco leaves are pursued by vanilla, cherries, fresh coffee and allspice notes. From the first sip to the last, Brocade is characterized by its silky tannins in focused layers. Decanting is recommended to allow the wine to develop to its full potential.
Cellaring Enjoy Brocade now or cellar through 2024.
Pairing Suggestions Serve this full-bodied, expansive Meritage alongside classic beef dishes – namely prime rib, tenderloin or stroganoff.
About This Wine This limited-release reserve Cabernet Sauvignon is produced in collaboration with winemaker Robin Akhurst of Clos Pegase, on the 40-acre Tenma Vineyard located in the foothills of Mount St. Helena, spreading from the Palisades Mountains in the Northeast corner of Napa Valley. The rocky terrain and sparse topsoil of this rugged vineyard create the perfect terroir for growing world-class Cabernet.
Tasting Notes Portico is full-bodied, densely ruby-colored in the glass. On the palate, this boutique Cab boasts a silky entry with opulent flavors of boysenberry and black fruits, followed by a touch of creamy vanilla.
Cellaring Enjoy Portico now or cellar through 2033.
Pairing Suggestions Serve this deeply textured Cabernet with rich sauces that can stand up to the bold, unctuous flavors of Portico. New York Strip with parsleyed butter, roasted asparagus in garlic béchamel, and brown sugar bread pudding make a perfect meal for this wine.
About This Wine An agile falcon with keen eyes, the American Kestrel glides on cool winds that flow from San Pablo Bay, guarding the rows of Mitsuko’s Vineyard where Pinot Noir vines are nurtured. This Napa side of the Carneros AVA provides the ideal climate to produce some of the most engaging examples of Pinot Noir. The marine winds, low yield and long, flavor-building hang-time enables the fruit to reach peak flavor maturity and deep, concentrated flavor.
Tasting Notes On the nose, enjoy baking spices, red raspberries and rose petal aromas. Lush flavors of dark cherry and wild earthiness round out this medium-bodied Pinot with an elegant, balanced acidity.
Cellaring Drink Kestrel now or cellar through 2026.
Pairing Suggestions This silky Pinot Noir makes an excellent companion to a rack of lamb with fresh rosemary, garlicky mushrooms roasted in butter, or a cheeseboard carrying aged farmhouse cheddar.
Every bottle arrives with its own wine card neatly tied to the bottle. To exhibit the high quality of these wines, each card contains the winemaker’s and tasting notes, cellaring recommendations, food pairing suggestions and more. Ship these single bottles today to friends, family, colleagues or clients! They’ll be savored, adored and remembered.
Ship these high end wine gifts (or to yourself) to any of the following 41 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.