Posts Tagged Avant

Avant: Tasty Alternatives While ‘Big’ Wines Age

Not every wine requires pontification on the part of those who consume it. In fact, we’re of the opinion that far too many people take wine far too seriously. While there’s certainly a place for big, rich, expressive wines, there also is a place... Read more

2012 Avant Red Blend, California

A century ago in California, most red wines were field blends of multiple grape varietals. As time passed, California winemakers began to focus on making varietal wines. Now, the tide is turning, and blends that soften the sharper aspects of... Read more

2013 Avant Chardonnay, California

Clear straw color. Moderate scents of citrus, green apple, and pineapple lead to a medium-bodied, rounded mouthfeel that is more fruit-forward. This is an excellent aperitif wine, as it goes down oh-so-easily. MSRP: $17 (May 2014) Wine Lines... Read more

2013 Avant Sauvignon Blanc, California

Brilliant light straw color. Fresh and vibrant in the nose, delivering zesty lime, tangerine blossom, passion fruit, a note of banana, and cool minerality. Some light chalkiness appears towards the finish. This is a perfect wine for lighter fare... Read more