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4-week wine kit

California Connoisseur

"A meal without wine, is like a day without sunshine!"

General Kit Information

Labels: Not Included Completed: 4 Weeks Volume: 7.5L / 1.98 US GAL

California Connoisseur™ is a celebration of sunshine. Made from the finest grape concentrates California has to offer, California Connoisseur™ has become synonymous with outstanding wines of distinctive character, worthy of being served to all who appreciate the proud heritage of the vintner's art. In as little as 28 days you can create wines of impressive bouquet, flavour and structure.

All Wines

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Bergamais

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A refreshing, lighter red wine with full fruit flavours of cherries and berries found in Gamay - the featured grape. Consume young and slightly chilled.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

Deep ruby colour with a black currant and cedar nose. A full bodied wine having a tannic character when young. Capable of long ageing. Includes premium oak.

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California Red

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A special red blend developed by our Winemaster to meet most of your entertaining needs. A light bodied dry wine for easy drinking.

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California White

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A special blend developed by our Winemaster to satisfy your everyday white wine needs. A French Colombard blend that shows rich straw colour and smooth fruit flavour.

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Chamblaise

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Featured grape variety is the Chardonnay. It produces a fresh, crisp dry wine with hints of apple and pear.

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Chardonnay

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

This unique blend of two sensational white wine grapes. Straw to pale gold in colour with a smooth and dry lingering finish. Includes premium oak.

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Gewürztraminer

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Distinctive white wine with a bold, floral bouquet and spicy citrus fruit flavours.

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Liebfraumilch Style

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A popular German-style wine featuring the Johannisberg Riesling grape. Light and fruity with a delicate bouquet. Includes elderflowers.

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Merlot

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

The popular Merlot grape produces an exceptional soft, low tannin wine. A smooth wine, rich in flavours of blackberry and black currant. Includes premium oak.

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Pinot Blanc

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A medium bodied, delicate wine with an elegant soft flavour and velvety fragrance. The white counterpart of the popular Pinot Noir.

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Pinot Grigio

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A refreshing, light-bodied white wine with flavours of citrus, green apple and honeydew melon. Enjoy as a sipping wine or serve with lighter meals including open-faced sandwiches, filet of sole, or cheeses such as Brie and Camembert, with water crackers.

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Pinot Noir

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Rich in complexity with a velvety finish full of spices and fruit. Hints of blackberry and strawberry.

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Riesling

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Smooth, full bodied table wine with a soothing citrus bouquet. Snappy acid compliments many spicy foods.

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Sauvignon Blanc

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

A dry, medium bodied delicate wine which is growing in popularity. Smooth and full flavoured with subtle grassy, herbal aromas. Includes toasted oak.

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Shiraz

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Medium

A rich, dark red wine that has a strawberry bouquet. Flavours of plum and blackberry with firm tannins.

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Valroza™

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Medium

Full, rich fruit flavours are driven from this ruby red Italian styled wine. Dry, light to medium bodied.

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Vieux Château du Roi

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Medium

A robust, yet smooth wine with a bouquet of ripe berries and flavours of plum. This wine will age well.

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White Zinfandel

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

An extremely popular fruity flavoured, very light ros wine. Feature grape is the California Zinfandel. Serve well chilled.

Red Wines

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Bergamais

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A refreshing, lighter red wine with full fruit flavours of cherries and berries found in Gamay - the featured grape. Consume young and slightly chilled.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

Deep ruby colour with a black currant and cedar nose. A full bodied wine having a tannic character when young. Capable of long ageing. Includes premium oak.

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California Red

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A special red blend developed by our Winemaster to meet most of your entertaining needs. A light bodied dry wine for easy drinking.

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Merlot

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

The popular Merlot grape produces an exceptional soft, low tannin wine. A smooth wine, rich in flavours of blackberry and black currant. Includes premium oak.

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Shiraz

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Medium

A rich, dark red wine that has a strawberry bouquet. Flavours of plum and blackberry with firm tannins.

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Valroza™

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Medium

Full, rich fruit flavours are driven from this ruby red Italian styled wine. Dry, light to medium bodied.

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Vieux Château du Roi

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Medium

A robust, yet smooth wine with a bouquet of ripe berries and flavours of plum. This wine will age well.

White Wines

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California White

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A special blend developed by our Winemaster to satisfy your everyday white wine needs. A French Colombard blend that shows rich straw colour and smooth fruit flavour.

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Chamblaise

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Featured grape variety is the Chardonnay. It produces a fresh, crisp dry wine with hints of apple and pear.

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Chardonnay

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

This unique blend of two sensational white wine grapes. Straw to pale gold in colour with a smooth and dry lingering finish. Includes premium oak.

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Gewürztraminer

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Distinctive white wine with a bold, floral bouquet and spicy citrus fruit flavours.

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Liebfraumilch Style

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A popular German-style wine featuring the Johannisberg Riesling grape. Light and fruity with a delicate bouquet. Includes elderflowers.

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Pinot Blanc

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A medium bodied, delicate wine with an elegant soft flavour and velvety fragrance. The white counterpart of the popular Pinot Noir.

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Pinot Chardonnay

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

Clean, crisp and dry. Complex flinty taste is complimented by a delicate floral aroma. Includes premium oak.

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Pinot Grigio

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

A refreshing, light-bodied white wine with flavours of citrus, green apple and honeydew melon. Enjoy as a sipping wine or serve with lighter meals including open-faced sandwiches, filet of sole, or cheeses such as Brie and Camembert, with water crackers.

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Riesling

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

Smooth, full bodied table wine with a soothing citrus bouquet. Snappy acid compliments many spicy foods.

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Sauvignon Blanc

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:Yes Body:Medium

A dry, medium bodied delicate wine which is growing in popularity. Smooth and full flavoured with subtle grassy, herbal aromas. Includes toasted oak.

Rose Wines

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White Zinfandel

Alcohol:11.5% Oak:None Body:Light

An extremely popular fruity flavoured, very light ros wine. Feature grape is the California Zinfandel. Serve well chilled.

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