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 2019 Club Selections

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2016 Gee eS eM

North Coast

Alc 14.7% | TA 6.7 | pH 3.68 | 271 cases

A Rhône-style red wine that is the perfect combination of bold fruit and spice from 3 different varietals. Grenache contributes bright cherry flavors with just the right amount of acidity. Syrah offers dark fruit flavors which create the rich and well-structured tannins. Mourvèdre presents spice and pepper notes and persistent mid-palate flavors.

Blend: 37% Syrah, 34% Mourvèdre, and 29% Grenache

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

Retail: $45 | Club: $36.00

Label artist: Site Rupse | Oakland, CA

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2017 Zinfandel

Sonoma Valley

Alc 14.8% | TA 5.7 | pH 3.85| 219 cases

A lively Zinfandel with jammy aromas that jump out of your glass with a hint of sweetness. Bursting with red and black fruits and subtle floral undertones which soften the finish.

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

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

Label artist: Joshua Rose | Albuquerque, NM

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2016 Teroldego

Upper Ridge Vineyard | Pine Mountain / Cloverdale Peak

Alc 13.5% | TA 6.7 | pH 3.68 | 125 cases

Bursting with bright dark fruits accented with dusty oak on the nose, our Teroldego is complex with textured layers. Juicy blackberry, ripe cherry, and hints of vanilla flavors coat the palate with a balanced finish. Well-developed sturdy tannins that linger paired with a snappy acidity prime this wine for versatile pairing options.

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

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

Label artist: Christine Rassmussen | Los Angeles, CA

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2016 Pallas Estate Merlot

Estate Grown | Sonoma Valley

Alc 14.9% | TA 5.2 | pH 3.70 | 200 cases

Our Estate Merlot is introduced by aromas of black cherry, plum and raspberry and followed by a soft, silky mouthfeel. In the finish, there is a great balance of fruit, structure and tannin.

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

Retail: $65 | Club: $52

Label artist: Don & Era Farnsworth | Oakland, CA

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2016 Pallas Estate Red

Estate Grown | Sonoma Valley

Alc 14.9% | TA 5.2 | pH 3.71 | 548 cases

This elegant Estate Red Blend has a sweet entry, engaging the front palate at first sip, and structured flavors of cherry, cocoa, and herbs. Fully integrated tannins give way to a long, balanced finish.

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

Retail: $65 | Club: $52

Label artist: Don & Era Farnsworth | Oakland, CA

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2016 Petit Verdot

Sunny Slope Vineyard | Sonoma Valley

Alc 13.9% | TA 5.4 | pH 3.68 | 280 cases

Rich concentrated aromas of plum and dark fruits on the nose match the intense color of this Petit Verdot. Powerful in all aspects with bright blackberry and layers of spice with well-structured tannins. Balanced acidity completes a nice entry developing throughout the palate with a silky finish.

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

Retail: $42 | Club: $33.60

Label artist: Terry Gloecklery | Bend, OR

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 lodging and accommodation discounts 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 7th | Delivery Week: October 14th

2 Bottle Club
Process Payment: September 9th | Delivery Week: September 16th
Process Payment: October 14th | Delivery Week: October 21st
Process Payment: November 4th | Delivery Week: November 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 January 12th