Club Avant-Garde | Imagery Estate Winery

Club Avant-Garde

Club Avant-Garde is about embracing the experimentation and savoring originality. These artistic blends, and boldly expressive small-production single varietals, are the pinnacle of creative vision from winemaker Jamie Benziger. This club takes the idea of broadening your palate to a whole new level.

Spring 2020 Club Selections

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2018 White Burgundy Reserve

North Coast

Alc. 14.3% | TA 5.6 | pH 3.48 | 210 cases

 Only the best, hand-selected barrels are used for this Pinot Blanc based blend creating an elegant and refined wine with evolving layers of complexity. The nose has bright aromatics of fresh citrus and mixed stone fruits with a bit of honey. Golden apple and tropical fruits flavors mingle with

Blend: 57% Pinot Blanc, 35% Chardonnay, and 8% Pinot Meunier

In the cellar: Drink now or cellar up to 1-3 years

Retail: $50 | Club: $40.00

Label artist: Lorene Anderson | Oakland, CA

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2017 Pallas Estate Merlot

Sonoma Valley

Alc 14.9% | TA 5.6 | pH 3.56| 158 cases

Seductive aromas of ripe mixed berry preserves and blackcurrant fruit are complemented by light floral notes on the nose. Rich, concentrated flavors of cherry and black plum are magnified on the palate, framed by firm tannins and brilliantly balanced acidity leading to a plush finish.

In the cellar: Drink now or cellar up to 8-10 years

Retail: $65 | Club: $52.00

Label artist: Don and Era Farnsworth | Oakland, CA

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2017 Gee eS eM

North Coast

Alc 14.9% | TA 5.3 | pH 3.62 | 558 cases

Our Rhône style red wine is a beguiling celebration of rich fruit and spice with a touch of vanilla. Grenache contributes bright, textured strawberry and ripe Rainer cherry notes while Syrah adds layers of dark berry and jam. Mourvèdre rounds out this delightful blend with a hint of pepper and silky structure. Soft tannins captivate your palate creating a smooth and easy drinking wine.

Blend: 35% Grenache, 35% Syrah, 30% Mourvèdre

In the cellar: Drink now or cellar up to 6-8 years

Retail: $45 | Club: $36.00

Label artist: Sami Lange | Santa Rosa, CA

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2017 Grenache

Upper Ridge Vineyard | Pine Mtn. – Cloverdale Peak

Alc 14.8% | TA 5.0 | pH 3.65 | 166 cases

A medium bodied wine displaying subtle and smooth tannins framed with fresh ripe berries, strawberry preserves, and cinnamon stick aromas. An elegant and silky texture with refreshing red currant is present on the palate. Expressive acidity supports juicy red fruit flavors, creating an impeccably balanced Grenache.

In the cellar: Drink now or cellar up to 4-6 years

Retail: $39 | Club: $31.20

Label artist: Tim Craighead | Santa Cruz, CA

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2017 Tannat

Upper Ridge Vineyard | Pine Mtn. – Cloverdale Peak

Alc 16.0% | TA 5.4 | pH 3.76 | 141 cases

2017 Tannat is a voluptuous, full bodied wine with perfectly nuanced layers of complexity. Revel in the depth of intense aromatics of ripe boysenberry and plum. Balanced tannins on the mid to back palate are framed by an inviting acidity that endures throughout the finish.

In the cellar: Drink now or cellar up to 7-10 years

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

Label artist: Ray Beldner | San Francisco, CA

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2017 Tusca Brava

Sonoma County

Alc 14.7% | TA 6.4 | pH 3.43 | 642 cases

Our Super Tuscan style Sangiovese based blend introduces stunning fruit fragrances rising from the glass. Notes of black cherry, satsuma plum and baking spices display a layered complexity on the palate. Alluring acidity and subtle tannins reveal a divine mouthfeel and juicy finish.

Blend: 68% Sangiovese, 11% Merlot, 11% Cabernet Franc, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon

In the cellar: Drink now or cellar up to 8-10 years

Retail: $57 | Club: $45.60

Label artist: Heather Robinson | San Francisco, CA

As part of the Club Avant-Garde, you will be the first to receive new releases specially selected by winemaker Jamie Benziger. (12 bottles annually)

Bottles Per Shipment:

Six

Cost Per Six Bottle Shipment:

Average cost per six bottle shipment is $260 but varies by shipment

Retail price less 25%

Does not include sales tax + shipping

Shipment Frequency:

Two times per year, April & October

Club Avant-Garde Exclusive Benefits:

Access to one of a kind Imagery Art, through exclusive Club Avant-Garde Charity auction

4 complimentary collection tastings per year

Discounts on private events at Imagery & Benziger

Exclusive 20% discount on room rates, food and beverage and Spa services at the Sonoma Mission Inn.

Discount on transportation provided by Beau Wine Tours

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Details

There is no membership fee to join, and no cancellation fee.

Please note that business addresses are highly recommended because wine shipments require an in-person adult (21 or older) signature.

Call our Wine Club representatives at 800.989.8890 or email us at: wineclub@imagerywinery.com

Dates

6 Bottle Bundled Club
Process Payment: April 6th | Delivery Week: April 13th

2 Bottle Club
Process Payment: March 9th | Delivery Week: March 16th
Process Payment: April 13th | Delivery Week: April 20th
Process Payment: May 4th | Delivery Week: May 11th

If you ship to New Jersey delivery week will differ from the dates listed above.
Processing and shipping dates vary based on sign-up date.
If you are a will-call member, you will be notified by email when your wines are ready and the deadline to pick up your club selection is June 14, 2020.