December 23rd , 2016Wines We’d Like to Find Under our Tree Christmas is just a few days away, and what better gift to give or receive than a bottle of Whitehall Lane? Whether you’re shopping for a last-minute present for a close friend, or hoping for a special delivery from Santa himself, take a look at the wines we hope to find under our tree for some gift-giving inspiration.2015 Cub Red Syrah RoséMost holiday goers might not think of Rosé as the most appropriate winter gift, but our 2015 Cub Red Syrah Rosé is a beautiful exception. In 2015, one block of Syrah grapes were harvested with this Rosé in mind, making sure that extra care was put into this 100% Syrah wine. Delicately floral, yet deep with flavors of cherry, strawberry and pomegranate, this Rosé is the perfect gift to receive when you’re dreaming of warmer days.2015 Carneros ChardonnayFor your no-fuss friend, pick up a bottle of Whitehall Lane 2015 Carneros Chardonnay. Its rich, creamy texture is perfectly balanced with tropical fruit flavors and French oak, making it a wine we’ll never grow tired of pouring. Whether you’re shopping for a self-proclaimed connoisseur or an inexperienced wine drinker, this Chardonnay is sure to please. We would love to unwrap this wine and serve with a holiday herbed pork roast for Christmas dinner.2012 Millennium MM Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon Any wine lover will tell you that there’s nothing better than receiving an extra special bottle of your favorite wine. A 15.L bottle of Whitehall Lane 2011 Millennium MM Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon is the perfect surprise. Created from hand-selected grapes, this Cabernet Sauvignon is packed with blackberry aromas and tannins that leave your palate with a velvety finish. The magnum size of this 100% Cabernet Sauvignon and it’s ability to cellar well through 2026 makes it the ideal wine to save for your next special occasion.2009 BelforteIf you’re hoping to save the best gift for last, chances are you’ll be unwrapping a bottle of our 2009 Belforte. Our Belforte is a true port-style wine fortified with high proof brandy. The fortification halts fermentation and gives this “beautiful fortified wine” its natural sweetness, making each sip delicious. This dessert wine is the perfect choice for an after dinner drink to savor the last few moments of Christmas.