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.

Fall 2020 Club Selections

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2018 Zinfandel

Sonoma Valley

Alc. 14.8% | T.A. 5.7 | pH 3.76 | 300 cases

Label Artist: Joshua Rose | Albuquerque, NM

A dynamic Zinfandel sourced from Sonoma Valley fruit resulting in a wine with generous ripe, jammy aromas kissed with a hint of dark chocolate on the finish. Rich and lush dark fruit notes are flawlessly structured with firm tannins to create a balance of layered blackberry, dark cherry and spice.

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

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

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2017 Teroldego

Upper Ridge Vineyard | Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak

Alc. 14.5% | T.A. 6.5 | pH 3.70 | 100 cases

Label Artist: Jennifer Sturgill | Alameda, CA

A rare varietal presenting an intense dark purple hue, our Teroldego embodies harmonized intense aromatics and robust flavors. Black cherry and boysenberry notes are accented with sandalwood on the nose. This wine is multifaceted with textured layers and beautifully balanced acidity on the palate, while a firm tannin structure primes it for aging.

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

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

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2017 Pallas Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

Sonoma Valley

Alc. 14.5% | T.A. 5.8 | pH 3.61 | 189 cases

Label Artist: Era and Don Farnsworth | Oakland, CA

Bold and concentrated, revealing aromas of ripe blueberry and blackberry are magnified on the palate. Layered with nutmeg and sweet earth, the 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon exhibits remarkable body with supple and polished tannins to provide a silky enjoyable finish.

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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

Retail: $65 | Club: $52.00

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2017 Oso Loco

Pine Mountain-Cloverdale Peak

Alc. 14.8% | T.A. 5.1 | pH 3.69 | 149 cases

Label Artist: John Kraft | San Rafael, CA

Paying homage to the bold and rustic wines of Spain, our 2017 Oso Loco flaunts notes of mixed berry jam, orange peel and dried herbs on the nose. The Tempranillo base provides spicy tobacco flavors and a healthy tannin composition. Grenache offers fragrant fruit-forward characteristics on the palate delivering an attractive finish.

Gold – San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

Blend: 56% Tempranillo, 24% Grenache, 10% Malbec, and 10% Merlot

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

Retail: $45 | Club: $36.00

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2017 Petit Verdot

Sonoma Valley

Alc 13.9% | T.A. 5.8 | pH 3.72 | 118 cases

Label Artist: Darren Waterston | New York, NY

 A remarkable representation of Petit Verdot, this late-ripening varietal produces intensely flavored wines. Our 2017 vintage is a symphony on the nose and palate, showcasing nuanced flavors of ripe blueberry preserves and blackberry pie accented by sweet earth. Full-bodied with fine-grained tannins give way to an everlasting finish.

Gold | 90 points – San Diego Wine Challenge

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

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

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2017 Pallas Estate Red

Sonoma Valley

Alc 14.3% | T.A. 5.8 | pH 3.69 | 398 cases

Label Artist: Era and Don Farnsworth | Oakland, CA

Pallas Estate Red presents ethereal elegance, balancing impressive body and controlled finesse. Exuberant aromatics of cherry, black currant and cinnamon commingle with spiced herb on the palate. Beautifully faceted and cohesive with firm tannins and just enough acidity offering a stimulating lift on the finish.

Gold | 93 points – San Diego Wine Challenge

Blend: 57% Cabernet Sauvignon, 30% Malbec, and 13% Cabernet Franc

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

Retail: $65 | Club: $52.00

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: October 5th | Delivery Week: October 12th

2 Bottle Club
Process Payment: September 8th | Delivery Week: September 14th
Process Payment: October 12th | Delivery Week: October 19th
Process Payment: November 2nd | Delivery Week: November 9th

* 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 January 10, 2021.