Alamitos Heights Improvement Association
Wine Down Fridays!
Special Wine Down Friday & Wine Sale Event!
Holiday Wine Sale and Virtual Wine Down Friday on December 4th at 7:00pm.
Place your wine order no later than Wednesday, December 2nd to receive free delivery!
The holidays are here and to help our neighbors stock up on some great wines to celebrate with AHIA is partnering again with local wine importer and wholesaler Inside the Cellar.
We have 8 great wines that we will be tasting for this event. However, you can use the Promo Code: AHIAWINECLUB to activate 40% OFF on any wines you want on the Inside the Cellar website.
Agusti Torello Mata Rosato 375ml from Penedes, Spain
$9.59 with AHIA Discount
Made from 100% Trepat, a local Catalan variety that is gaining fame for it’s high acidity and bright, berry fruit. This is delicious, with a beautiful salmon-pink color, a fresh and bright "fruit de bois" nose and a hint of mint.
The palate is rich and dense with a great bead and remarkable structure.
Perfectly balanced, this sparkling wine goes well with seafood, fish in sauce, rice and vermicelli, cold cuts and white meat and desserts made of delicate crème brûlée and fruit.
Fratelli Prosecco 375ml from Veneto, Italy
$6.59 with AHIA Discount
This fragrant, graceful Prosecco is the fruit of a selection of grapes from the finest vineyards in the zone of Cordignano, Sarmede, and Cappella Maggiore in the hills of Treviso.
It appears luminous and sparkling, with a delicate bead of fine bubbles and a soft but generous mousse. The bouquet is generous, with emphatic notes of Golden Delicious apple, peach, and wisteria, displaying a wonderful balance between fragrance and refreshing crispness. The palate is fruit-forward and smooth, full-bodied and well structured; overall, it is a harmonious and elegant wine.
Rubrica White 2019 from Alejentajo, Portugal
$16.19 with AHIA Discount
Aged in French Oak, this wine is a rich blend of three grape varieties.
In the glass the wine is a bright lemon yellow in color with aromas of apricot and pear. The wine is full and complex but fresh in the mouth thanks to its lively acidity. The finish is clean with a great balance of fruit.
Enjoy with grilled fish, chicken or simple dishes of pasta that are enhanced by a wine that has considerable fruit presence and freshness.
- Blend: 50% Antao Vaz, 40% Gouveio, 20% Viognier
- 93 Points Wine Enthusiast, Editor's Choice
2017 Ram's Gate Sonoma Coast Chardonnay
$11.97 with AHIA Discount
Creamy as custard on a hot day, this Chardonnay will cool you right off.
Cut green apple brings the freshness along with lemon-lime flavors and an intense acidity that keeps all that delightful creaminess in check. Savory nuances play against the crisp finish, bringing out some wonderful, tropical overtones to complete this picture-perfect Sonoma Coast Chardonnay.
- 92.4 Points Cellar Tracker
- 90 Points IntoWine
Fog Crest Estate Pinot Noir 2016 from Russian River Valley, California
$35.99 with AHIA Discount
2016 was a near perfect growing year in the Russian River Valley. This was a near idyllic growing season. Yields were up by more than 25%. A warm growing season made for even ripening. This particular wine displays a ruby red color and offers bright acidity with notes of strawberry, lavender and hawthorn with a long finish.
- Gold Medal Winner of the 2018 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Contucci Vino Nobile di Montepulciano from Tuscany, Italy
$17.39 with AHIA Discount
Contucci Nobile di Montepulciano is a wine of great intensity and structure. Ruby in color tending to garnet with aging, the nose expresses a delicate scent of violets. On the palate it conveys a pleasant plum taste and a pleasantly dry taste.
Pair with roasts and both white and red meats, as well as poultry and game. Its characteristics will enhance the flavors of aged cheeses such as Pecorino or Parmesan cheese.
- Varietal: 80% Prugnolo gentile, 10% Canaiolo nero, 10% Colorino.
- Winemaking: 24 months in wood.
- 93 Points Wine Enthusiast 2015
Cascina Adelaide Barolo Boutillier DOCG from Piedmont, Italy
$25.79 with AHIA Discount
The Barolo wine region is arguably the most famous DOCG in Italy. It’s located in the northern Italian region of Piedmont, south of Alba, and has UNESCO World Heritage status.
Known as the ‘King of Wine’, Barolo is produced from the Nebbiolo grape.
Our Cascina Adelaide Barolo Boutillier is a brilliant garnet red in the glass with aromas of, plum, wild blueberry, cinnamon and licorice. On the palate it is a full bodied wine with firm but rounded tannins and a long finish.
Perfect with red meat dishes, game, truffle-based recipes, marbled and strong cheese.
- 100% Nebbiolo from different crus
- 24 months in oak barrels
Stratus Red Icewine 187ml from Niagara on the Lake, Canada
$29.99 with AHIA Discount
Certainly a sweet wine however the residual sugar is on the low end for an Icewine and well balanced by the fresh acidity and above average alcohol. This is fruit first followed by sweetness. Lots of cherry, raspberry jam, candy apple, and a touch of cinnamon spice on the finish.
Varieties: Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon
- Varieties: Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon