RQ 2020 & PASSPORT SERIES 2020

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THE DARB - ARGENTINE BONARDA SYRAH

THE BIG SHOT - CHILE CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

THE CATEPILLAR'S KIMONO - SPAIN MACABEO

 

Toast to the perfection of The Darb’s magnificent character, style and substance when you share the finery of this 2020 vintage. Subtle tannins and rich sophistication mingle throughout this gently layered Bonarda Syrah, truly marking it as the perfect blend.

ARGENTINA BONARDA SYRAH
Plump red plum and blueberry underlined with smoky notes on the palate.

Oak: Medium | Sweetness: Dry | Body: Medium

Features
Yeast: LALVIN Bourgovin RC212
Grape Skins: 2 Packs of Dried
Oak: French and American Oak Chip Blend

Food Pairings
• Margherita Pizza
• Spaghetti Bolognese
• Braised Pork

Toast THE DARB in January 2020

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THE CATEPILLAR'S KIMONO - SPAIN MACABEO

THE BIG SHOT - CHILE CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

THE CATEPILLAR'S KIMONO - SPAIN MACABEO

 

Uncork the brilliance of RQ’s Macabeo and celebrate the light and lively layers of The Caterpillar’s Kimono. With its soft floral fragrance and golden elegance, this rare vintage is one of RQ 2020’s finest white varietals—A brilliant beauty.

SPAIN MACABEO
A fresh and lively wine with hints of citrus, green apple, stone fruit, and soft floral notes.

Oak: Unoaked | Sweetness: Dry | Body: Light

Features
Yeast: QA23

Food Pairings
• Fish Tacos
• Roasted Cauliflower
• Phyllo-wrapped Appetizers

Toast THE CATERPILLAR’S KIMONO in January 2020

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THE BIG SHOT - CHILE CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

THE BIG SHOT - CHILE CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

THE BIG SHOT - CHILE CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT

 

Hit all the high notes with this top shelf varietal. The Big Shot is the one to please any crowd and thrill every audience. Get carried away by the sultry allure and deep rich tones of ruby red with this jazzed RQ 2020 vintage—the big shot in our quintet of all-star varietals.

CHILE CABERNET SAUVIGNON MERLOT
Ripe black currant and blackberry complemented by herbaceous tobacco and spice.

Oak: Medium | Sweetness: Dry | Body: Medium

Features
Yeast: LALVIN Bourgovin RC 212
Grape Skins: 2 Packs of Dried
Oak: French and American Oak Chip Blend

Food Pairings
• Empanadas
• Angus Burgers
• Grilled Sausage

Toast THE BIG SHOT in February 2020

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THE CAT'S MEOW - AUSTRALIA PINOT NOIR SHIRAZ

UNION RED - CABERNET SAUVIGNON - CABERNET FRANC

THE CAT'S MEOW - AUSTRALIA PINOT NOIR SHIRAZ

 

This magnificent vintage is the best of a Pinot Noir Shiraz. Discover heady spices in the layered, juicy nuances of this expertly blended wine. And raise a glass to the maven blend that celebrates all your glorious traditions and milestones. The Cat’s Meow: another crème de la crème of RQ’s 2020 premium collection.

AUSTRALIA PINOT NOIR SHIRAZ
Juicy red and dark fruits on the nose and palate with a hint of spice on the finish.

Oak: Medium | Sweetness: Dry | Body: Medium

Features
Yeast: LALVIN Bourgovin RC 212
Grape Skins: 2 Packs of Dried
Oak: French (American Granular Oak Powder)

Food Pairings
• Charcuterie
• Goat Cheese
• Mushroom Tarts

Toast THE CAT’S MEOW in March 2020

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THE DEB - SPAIN ROSÉ

UNION RED - CABERNET SAUVIGNON - CABERNET FRANC

THE CAT'S MEOW - AUSTRALIA PINOT NOIR SHIRAZ

 

Introducing The Deb, the darling of RQ 2020’s five-star wines. Celebrate a unique and captivating vintage with this fragrant, easy-drinking Spanish Rosé. There will never be a shortage of requests for this debutante wine’s youthful charm and delicate elegance. Its destined to make a grand entrance this coming season.

SPAIN ROSÉ
Sun-ripened red berries, rhubarb, and a floral hint of rose.

Oak: Unoaked | Sweetness: Dry | Body: Medium

Features
Yeast: LALVIN Bourgovin RC212

Food Pairings
• Bruschetta
• Spring Vegetable Quiche
• Strawberry Spinach Salad

Toast THE DEB in April 2020

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UNION RED - CABERNET SAUVIGNON - CABERNET FRANC

UNION RED - CABERNET SAUVIGNON - CABERNET FRANC

UNION RED - CABERNET SAUVIGNON - CABERNET FRANC

UNION RED

Provence, France

Cassis, savoury spice, juicy dark berry, tobacco, subtle hints of pepper.

Sweetness: Dry 

Body: Medium 

Alcohol: 13%

REALEASE DATE: DECEMBER 2019

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UNION WHITE - SAUVIGNON BLANC / SEMILLON

UNION WHITE - SAUVIGNON BLANC / SEMILLON

UNION WHITE - SAUVIGNON BLANC / SEMILLON

UNION WHITE

Provence, France

Crisp, citrus, gooseberry, pear, faint herbaceous & mineral notes.

Sweetness: Dry  

Body: Medium 

Alcohol: 12%

REALEASE DATE: JANUARY 2020

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DOS GRENACHE - SPAIN & AUSTRALIA

UNION WHITE - SAUVIGNON BLANC / SEMILLON

UNION WHITE - SAUVIGNON BLANC / SEMILLON

DOS GRENACHÉ

Chiva, Spain | Riverland, Australia

Strawberry, blackberry, dark cherry, candied ripe fruit, hints of vanilla & spice.

Sweetness: Dry 

Body: Full 

Alcohol: 13%

REALEASE DATE: FEBUARY 2020

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CARMÉMÈRE - PETIT VERDOT

UNION WHITE - SAUVIGNON BLANC / SEMILLON

CARMÉMÈRE - PETIT VERDOT

CARMÉNÈRE PETIT VERDOT

Curico Valley, Chile

Fruit driven, black fruits, plum, fig, earthy undertones, savoury spice.

Sweetness: Dry 

Body: Full 

Alcohol: 14%

REALEASE DATE: MARCH 2020