The Best Bottles To Bring The Host
Don’t show up empty-handed to your next holiday party. Our hand-picked selection of fine wine includes limited edition releases, award-winning varietals, customer favorites and exclusive offerings.
No matter what’s on the menu or where you’re celebrating the holidays, we have the perfect wine for any occasion. Choose from hundreds of the world’s finest varietals and blends including rare and exclusive releases from BevMo! Private Collection. Give one bottle of 5¢ wine to the host and keep the second bottle for yourself.
And if you’re having trouble deciding, our BevMologists are available to offer suggestions and pairing tips. Just ask!
1. Rombauer Chardonnay
The very definition of fine Carneros Chardonnay, enjoy intense fruit flavors of peach and pineapple balanced by fresh acidity. Enticing aromas of vanilla, melon and mango are complemented by layers of subtle minerality. Enjoy the creamy, rich palate followed by a smooth, long finish. Pairs well with toasted turkey, salmon and chicken.
2. Vinum Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon
Awarded 90 Points by Wine Enthusiast, (2014 Vintage only) This robust red from Napa packs a punch and overdelivers quality for the price. Savor aromas of ripe black cherry, vanilla and oak notes. A highlight of BevMo! Private Collection, Vinum is a crowd-pleaser in its vibrant tannins, plush texture and soft combination of lush fruits. Pairs well with grilled meat, roasted chicken andslow cooked pork.
3. Hahn SLH Pinot Noir
Awarded 90 Points by Wine Spectator (2014 Vintage only). Offering a mix of dried berry, black tea, spice and loamy earth flavors, this succeeds, delivering moderately ripe fruit and loamy tannins. Pairs well with mushroom risotto and grilled lamb chops.
4. Silverado Cabernet Sauvignon
This full-bodied varietal from Napa Valley features a solid structure and velvety texture. Get lured in by aromas of black cherry, leading into polished flavors of ripe plum complemented by firm tannins. The finish is medium to long with hints of licorice. Pairs well with prime rib and herb crusted potatoes
5. Goldenrod Flower Pinot Noir
Awarded 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast, (2016 Vintage only).Produced in Anderson Valley as part of BevMo! Private Collection, Goldenrod’s complex scents of black cherries and violets are framed by toasty French oak notes. Fully extracted and balanced, the flavors show continuity with the nose. Soft integrated tannins lead to a warm and generous finish. Pairs well with meat loaf, grilled lamb chops and lasagna.
6. Huntington Merlot
5¢ wine from Napa Valley with polished aromas of dark plums and exquisite black cherries. Enjoy the classic essence of mocha and cassis with hints of tobacco and cedar. Savor the velvety, silky tannins on the palate with earthy flavors of cherry fruit and oak. Dry and well balanced on the finish.
Pairs well with prime rib, roasted turkey and duck.
7. Roederer Estate Brut
Voted #25 in Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2017. Awarded 93 points by Wine Spectator. Seamless and silky, showing an almost effortless sense of complexity, with notes of lemon and pear paired with toasty brioche, fresh ginger and hazelnuts. Pairs well with chicken, fish and turkey.
8. Navigator Cabernet Sauvignon
5¢ wine from Napa Valley featuring a dark color and enticing aromas of black currant with floral notes. Bold, well-structured and full-bodied, featuring flavors of black tea, dark fruits, ripe raspberry and savory herbs. Dense and lush with integrated tannins and a smooth finish. Pairs well with lamb, venison and hard cheese.
9. Frank Family Chardonnay
This classic Carneros Chardonnay is more food friendly than typical buttery Chardonnays. Tart flavors of ripe apple and pear are balanced out by hints of butterscotch. Full bodied and balanced on the palate, this crowd pleaser features a long and savory finish. Pairs well with seafood, veal and brie cheese.
10. Athenaeum Cabernet Sauvignon
Awarded GOLD – 90pts by San Diego International
Wine Competition (2016 Vintage only). 5¢ wine from Rutherford boasting aromas of dried cherry, raspberry and blackberry. Full-bodied varietal that hits the palate with plenty of sweet oak and ripe fruit flavors, which develop over time. This highly concentrated Cab culminates with a long and rewarding finish. Pairs well with grilled ribeye steak, bleu cheese and beef stew.
11. Mirabelle Brut Rosé
A wonderfully complex rosé blend of Northern California varietals, this sparkling sensation by Schramsberg isn’t messing around. Mirabelle showcases a delicate pink color and alluring spicy aromas. Savor the crisp acids, medium-bodied freshness and zesty flavors of strawberry and currant. Pairs well with grilled shrimp, roasted pork loin and salad.
12. Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir
Awarded 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast. Delicious from the first sip, this ruby red wine from Santa Maria impresses with a luxurious display of refined tannins and firm acidity. The explosive layers of ripe fruits and gingerbread offer a taste of the holidays. The long finish is equally rewarding with hints of toffee. Pairs well with duck, chicken and vegetarian dishes.
13. Schramsberg Blanc de Blanc
This exquisite sparkling wine from California’s North Coast is perfect as an aperitif or paired with your favorite seafood dish. Enjoy fresh aromas of green apple, juicy pineapple and ripe grapefruit. The fruity nose flows seamlessly into nuanced flavors fresh-baked brioche and lemon zest on the palate. Pairs well with fish, crab cakes or lemon chicken.
14. Taittinger Brut La Francaise Champagne
A blend from 30 Chardonnay and Pinot Noir vineyards, this stunning French Champagne features a pale gold color with fine bubbles. Experience delicate flavors of fresh fruit, honey and minerals with toasty accents on the palate. A must-have for any celebration. Pairs well with bruschetta, oysters and short ribs.
15. Daou Cabernet Sauvignon
Considered one of Paso Robles’ finest wines, this full-bodied varietal is ripe on the palate with creamy coffee flavors. Balanced, intense and amazingly long lasting, enjoy the well-integrated tannins, bright acidity and saturated finish. Pairs well with venison, beef and rack of lamb.