February 2017 – Matchbook Wines

Month: February 2017



February 23rd, 2017

90 POINTS for Chasing Venus 2016 Sauvignon Blanc

by: Mikaela Leach

Tasting Panel Magazine awarded our very own 2016 Chasing Venus Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough, New Zealand 90 POINTS in the February/March 2017 issue. We agree the wine is “smooth and juicy” with flavors of “guava and gooseberry.”  A great wine that is “tangy, clean and balanced.” Please click here for the full review.





February 3rd, 2017

Score BIG with football fans – Rose & Guac!

by: Mikaela Leach

What will you be serving on Sunday during the big game? Winemaker Dan Cederquist will be serving his “Killer Guac” paired with chips and Matchbook 2016 Rose of Tempranillo. Dan says “fresh guacamole is a staple at my house, it is easy and delicious!”

Dan’s Killer Guacamole

5 avocados
1 dollop of sour cream
2 tbsp. of minced onions
2 jalapeno’s minced
1 splash of soy sauce
2 tbsp. of lemon juice
several dashes of Chalula hot sauce
salt & pepper to taste

February 1st, 2017

Tinto Rey Verdejo Scores 88 with Wine Enthusiast!

by: Mikaela Leach

Wine Enthusiast will highlight our 2015 Estate Bottled Tinto Rey Verdejo in the March 2017 issue.  The review calls out the wine’s “delicate floral aromas and tangy white-cherry flavors” – Yum! Order a bottle today from our web store by clicking here.