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New Products and Promotions – March 2016

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Buchanan’s Blended Scotch Whisky

Buchanan’s has new packaging for three of its four blends: Buchanan’s DeLuxe (SRP $31), Buchanan’s Master ($45) and Buchanan’s Special Reserve ($75); Buchanan’s Red Seal will follow later in 2016. The new bottles leverage the brands recognizable imagery, including the canteen shape, the signature red seal and the coat of arms meaning “Hence The Brighter Spirit.”

SRP: $31-$75

buchananswhisky.com

 

Domaine des Hospices de Belleville

The burgeoningBeaujolaiscategory has a new trio of AOC wines. Maison Joseph Drouhin has introduced three Beaujolais Crus—a Brouilly (SRP $23), Fleurie ($25) and Morgon ($21), all 2014—called Domaine des Hospices de Belleville. Frederic Drouhin of Maison Joseph Drouhin formed a partnership with the Hospices de Belleville in October 2014, enabling Drouhin to oversee the vineyards, winemaking and marketing.

SRP: $21-$25

drouhin.com

 

Svedka Cucumber Lime

Svedka’s newest flavor, Cucumber Lime, builds on culinary momentum within the food and beverage spaces for refreshing, bright flavors as well as trends within Asian and Mexican cuisine. Cucumber Lime joins other exotic Svedka flavor combos such as Grapefruit Jalapeño, Strawberry Lemonade and Orange Cream Pop, in addition to core flavors: Cherry, Citron, Clementine, Raspberry, Vanilla and Peach. Available in 50ml, 375ml, 750ml, 1L and 1.75L. 70 proof.

 

SRP: $12.99/750ml

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The Macallan Edition No. 1

The newest malt whisky from The Macallan, Edition No.1, is drawn from eight European and American oak cask styles that were crafted and Sherry-seasoned inSpain. Each year a special selection of oak casks will be handpicked to create Edition; a dedicated “Master of Wood” oversees the intricate sourcing and production, showcasing the pivotal role wood plays in Scotch malt whisky. 96 proof.

SRP: $90

themacallan.com

 

Niner Wine Estates 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon

Big yet beautiful, Niner Estates 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon represents the best of Paso Robles. Ripe plum and black cherry aromas lead into a rich palate and a full finish that melds tannin with fruit. The Cabernet is blended with 4% Malbec and 4% Petite Verdot and aged in barrel (30% new French oak) for 18 months. Production at the “green” winery (LEED Silver Certified and SIP Certified) is overseen by Patrick Muran. Marketed by Bronco Wine Co.

SRP: $39.99

broncowine.com

 

 

 

 

 

Korbel Brut Rosé

In the increasingly competitive $10-$15 bubbly category, Korbel has released a limited-edition bottle wrap for their California Brut Rosé. A pink lace pattern adorns the bottle, and a bold “K” draws attention to the brand name; available nationally while supplies last. Offering generous strawberry, cherry and melon fruit, as well as a hint of sweetness in the finish, the Brut Rosé was the brand’s most awarded offering in 2015.

SRP: $13.99

korbel.com

 

 

 

 

Callia Alta

Palm Bay International is introducing new packaging for the Callia Alta range fromArgentina. The new label captures the spirit of Bodegas Callia’s origin. It was inspired by the legend of a young immigrant woman who arrived inArgentina’sTulumValley, describing it as a paradise with abundant fruits. The Callia Alta range includes a Malbec,Shiraz, Pinot Grigio and Torrontes.

 

SRP: $8.99

palmbay.com

 

 

 

 

 

Hochstadter’s Vatted Straight Rye Whiskey

The Cooper Spirits Co. has launched Hochstadter’s Vatted Straight Rye Whiskey, the first to officially designate its blend of straight rye whiskies as vatted. The five straight rye whiskies (from U.S. and Canada), from four to 15 years old, were combined in vats, allowing the flavors to harmonize before being non-chill filtered and bottled. Best in classic rye cocktails, or for sipping straight or on ice. 100 proof.

SRP: $34.99

cooperspirits.com

 

 

 

 

Christian Brothers Apple

Heaven Hill has announced the launch of Christian Brothers Apple, the third flavor extension of the well-known brandy, joining Honey and Peach. The combination of natural apple with oak-aged brandy gives Christian Brothers a solid position in the expanding apple-flavored spirits arena. Available nationally in 50ml, 375ml and 750ml. 70 proof.

 

SRP: $10.99/750ml

christianbrothers.com

 

 

 

 

Haraszthy Family Cellars 2015 ‘Bearitage’ Sauvignon Blanc

Bearitage 2015 Sauvignon Blanc, grown in the Lodi AVA, was cold-fermented and finished in stainless steel tanks. This completely oak-free approach lets winemaker Val Haraszthy keep the wine crisp, with the clean, almost tangy minerality the grape is known for.  Best served chilled, this 100% SB is very approachable, with aromas and flavors of lemon, tropical lime and green apples. Marketed by Bronco Wine Co.

 

SRP: $14.99

broncowine.com

 

 

 

Chateau St. Jean ‘Bijou’ Rosé

ChateauSt. Jeanhas expanded their Bijou line to include a dry rosé. Bijou Rosé joins the lightly oaked Chardonnay launched in 2014 with bright new packaging to capitalize on a consumer need for crisp and clean fruit-forward wines. Elegant, fresh and dry, the 2015 California wine has pleasing aromas and flavors of watermelon, citrus, raspberry, cherry and rose petal.

 

SRP: $11.99

chateaustjean.com

 

 

 

 

Deep Eddy Peach

Deep Eddy’s newest flavor is gluten-free and made with all-natural flavors, including real peaches andTexasaquifer water. Peach joins Straight Vodka, Lemon, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Cranberry and Sweet Tea in the Deep Eddy lineup. It works well with simple mixers like ginger ale, iced tea and lemonade, as well as in variations on the Peach Bellini. Available in 1L and 1.75ml. 70 proof.

 

SRP: $19.99/1L; $26.99/1.75ml

deepeddyvodka.com

 

 

 

 

 

 


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