2011 Cycles Gladiator Lodi Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml 4-Pack
Boldly beautiful with deep color and vibrant aromas and flavors, Cycles Gladiator 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon is lush and mouth-filling. Scents of dark fruit, mocha and herbs excite the nose, while flavors of raspberry, cherry, sweet wood and pepper mingle on the palate. Balanced acidity and tannins ensure that this wine, though bold, remains approachable. The complex, dark flavors stand up to rich meats and hearty pasta dishes. Try it with beef tenderloin with grilled vegetables, rabbit ragout or a cheddar cheeseburger with onions sautéed in a splash of the wine.
2010 Cycles Gladiator California Merlot 750ml 4-Pack
Dark burgundy red in color, the 2010 Cycles Gladiator Merlot is classic and approachable with gorgeous fruit and rich aromas of dark plum, toasty oak and caramel. The flavors are layered and beautifully structured, with cassis, dark chocolate, plum and black cherry, which unfold in the mid-palate, fanning out to solid yet well-integrated tannins that allow the wine a lingering, silky finish.This wine shines with an array of foods. Try it with rich duck confit, braised chicken with honey and five-spice, spicy lamb kabobs or your favorite burger.
2011 Cycles Gladiator California Pinot Noir 750ml 4-Pack
This fresh and juicy Pinot Noir bursts out of the glass with aromas of cherries. Unrestrained fruit continues on the palate with the round and supple mouthfeel complementing a medium body that frames delicate tannins. On the finish, a slight cedar and vanilla character show off a delicate oak influence in this easy drinking Pinot Noir. This wine is a great complement to porcini and cremini mushroom risotto or roast rosemary chicken.