If you are planning a trip to California, or are a lover of fine wines and gourmet food items, then you MUST make this package yours!
The Clif Family Winery in Saint Helena, the heart of the Napa Valley wine region, produces some of the finest wines available.
This auction package includes:
One bottle of 2017 RTE Blanc: This exceptional wine features hints of lemon peel, orange blossom, jasmine, green apple, fresh peach. This wine is loaded with fruit on the entry, followed by a burst of mouthwatering acidity that expands the palate and resonates through to the finish.
Our Rte Blanc celebrates the roads less traveled. Bright + racy and made from grapes grown on a small vineyards across the Napa Valley, Our 2017 Rte Blanc is a customer favorite. It is the perfect wine for a light and breezy summer meal or to enjoy post-ride.
Appellation: Napa Valley
Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
Program: 77% Stainless Steel & 23% neutral French oak
Also included is an assortment of gourmet food items which pair with Clif Family Vineyards wines perfectly. One each of:
- BBQ Walnuts & Smoked Almonds (2 oz.)
A California riff on a southern classic.Toasted walnuts and smoked almonds are coated with a barbeque spice rub to highlight your favorite summertime flavors. Pair with Clif Family Cabernet Sauvignon.
- Maple Curried Cashews & Peanuts (2 oz.)
Chef John uses Madras Curry for an earthy curry flavor that balances perfectly with the sweetness of the maple syrup. Cashews and peanuts are roasted to perfection and tossed with this flavorful spice mix to create a blend that has just the right amount of sugar and spice. Pair with Clif Family Gewürztraminer.
- Smoked Pimenton Almonds (2 oz.)
A powerfully flavored paprika, Pimenton is a key ingredient in Spanish dishes. The distinct smoky flavor of Spanish Pimenton combines with the nuttiness of the toasted almonds to create a rich and fragrant nut mix.Pair with Clif Family Zinfandel.
For Clif Family, winemaking is simple. Delicious wines begin with the best fruit. So we keep a keen eye on the vineyards, ensuring their health and vitality, and make our wines with minimal intervention for a true expression of the grape’s character. Since we love to eat, we craft all of our wines to be food-friendly and highly enjoyable.
Winemaker Laura Barrett brings her passion for wine, a life-long love of science and attention to detail to Clif Family. Inspired by her first harvest in New Zealand, Laura received a Masters in Viticulture and Enology from the University of California, Davis and trained under Napa Valley’s most celebrated winemakers. With a vineyard-driven approach, Laura is enthusiastic about working with such beautiful fruit to produce balanced, elegant wines.
Vineyards & Appelations: From the rocky coastline of Mendocino to the majestic slopes of Howell Mountain, Clif Family strives to give each of our wines a sense of place. We hope that when you open a bottle of Clif Family wine, you enjoy the nuances of the different microclimates and complex geographies that our grapes hail from.
Our own Clif Family Vineyards consist of ten acres of certified organic Cabernet Sauvignon and Zinfandel grapes in the Napa Valley Appellation. Working with our vineyard management team and our grower partners from Mendocino and Napa Valley, we produce wines with the finest of fruit.
This package has been generously donated by our friends at Clif Family Winery.
This item must be picked up at the conclusion of the auction. Shipping is available at winning bidder's expense.
Winning bidder must be of legal age (21) at time of item pick up.
The Clif Family Vineyard is located at:
709 Main Street St. Helena, CA 94574