"Angel Favorites" Best Wines of 2019 Are Back!
What is an "Angel Favorite"? Think “Wine Spectator Top 100” meets solely limited production, family-owned wineries who have won over our members’ hearts - and palates! Introducing our best wine favorites of 2019!
Cellar Angels will highlight eight of our member favorites between 1/6/20 and 3/2/20 – the wines that enjoyed lavish member praises, high scores and impressive sales last year when originally launched on our website. To make your winter hibernation a little sweeter, you'll earn a $100 eGift Card with each cumulative $500 purchase of any featured “Angel Favorites”! Feel free to mix & match.
Begin 2020 with a fresh wine collection or a thoughtful gift for your most discerning wine connoisseur. You may also select your favorite charity and we’ll donate proceeds from the purchase.
1. Jaclynn Renée 2015 Pinot Noir
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: Bacigalupi vineyards fruit makes this Pinot Noir truly special! From female winemaker Jaclynn Renée van Sant-Downes, this wine received Gold Medals at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition as well as the International Women's Wine Competition!
2. Schweiger Vineyards 2013 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: Sustainably farmed Schweiger Vineyards produces some of the best mountain Cabernet in Napa Valley. Estate grown, single vineyard gem that our customers can't get enough of! Schweiger Vineyards was also featured in the Cellar Angels Wine Club in 2019.
3. CRUX Winery 2017 Grenache
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: Crux is one of the few producers of Grenache in the Russian River Valley and we love the cool climate expression of this varietal. The Grenache grapes for this beautiful wine come from the Campbell McKinney Vineyard in the extreme north end of the Russian River Valley AVA. With just a touch of Syrah and Mourvèdre for weight and spice, this fresh, balanced Rhone-inspired blend is unfined and unfiltered, allowing the wine to show off its full depth of aromas and flavors.
4. Noble Wines 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: With grapes from Prichard Hill and other notable vineyard locations, the pedigree of this wine sets the tone for what the glass will reveal. And for those who have tasted a Noble Wines Cabernet Sauvignon, they are hooked. Always aged to perfection before George Noble releases to the public, this is the most requested wine on Cellar Angels with customers clambering for the next vintage each year.
5. Keller Estate 2016 'Oro de Plata' Chardonnay
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: Fruit for this wine comes from 3 vineyard sections. Block 6, planted in 1998 to the Wente Clone, is the floral and aromatic backbone of the Oro de Plata. The second block is planted to Robert Young clones, adding a rich texture to the wine. Block 5 was planted to Clone 4 in 1989 (the oldest vineyard) and provides structure and bracing acidity, along with bright apple and pear flavors.
6. Maze Wines 2015 Cabernet Sauvignon
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: Fruit for this stellar Cab comes from the legendary Stagecoach Vineyard in the Atlas Peak AVA. This limited production wine from sought after winemaker Mark Herold is a David among many Goliaths like Chateau Montelena, Plumpjack and Quintessa, who source grapes from the famed vineyard.
7. Cast Wines NV Brut Rosé
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: dry sparkling rosé handcrafted using Methode Champenoise (the Champagne Method), this is the perfect sparkling wine for any celebration!
8. Tonti Family Wines 2017 Old Vine Zinfandel
Why it's one of the "Angels Favorites" Best Wines of 2019: handcrafted from 100+ old vines, this orgnically dry farmed wine is what Old Vine Zinfandel SHOULD taste like! (scored 93 points from Tastings.com)
Promotion Details: With every cumulative $500 purchase of any featured “Angel Favorites” between January 6, 2019 and March 2, 2019 you will receive a $100 eGift Card. Cannot be combined with any other offer, coupon or promotion. Multiple transactions may be combined to meet the cumulative $500 requirement. Shipping costs do not apply towards cumulative wine purchases. Gift card purchases are excluded. eGift card is not remeemable for cash.