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California

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California's wine history begins with Spanish missionaries planting vines as they moved northward along the Pacific coast. During the mid-nineteenth century gold rush, immigrants from Italy and and elsewhere in Europe planted vines brought with them as they moved halfway across the world to seek their fortunes. The modern Californian wine industry began to take shape in the 1960s, and international recognition came only in the late 1970s after wines from Napa Valley bested the French classics in high profile wine competitions. Nowadays, there is a world of wine variety produced in this magnificent state. Marquis is proud to offer BC wine drinkers exclusive access to a number of California's most sought after wines, from the likes of Turley, Mount Eden, Philip Togni and more.

J.Lohr 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

$24.99

This delicious bottle starts off with robust aromas of cherry, sweet oak and mint. Polished but firm tannins uphold dark fruit, baking spice and a pinch of peppery herbs on the well-rounded, satisfying palate. Score: 90 points -- Matt Kettman, Wine...

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Bread & Butter 2020 Chardonnay 750ml

$27.74 $24.99

This Chardonnay opens delicately with rich notes of vanilla bean and almond husk, which is reminiscent of a decadent crème brûlée. The creamy custard notes are balanced by a soft minerality and a hint of tropical fruit.Those creamy...

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Bread & Butter 2020 Pinot Noir 750ml

$27.74

This Pinot Noir boasts juicy red fruit. Think cherries and raspberries with a touch of cassis. Delicate hints of cedar and bay leaf balance the sweetness of the fruit, creating an enduring bouquet. That luscious fruit bouquet continues onto the palate,...

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Turley 2018 Old Vines Zinfandel 750ml

$52.08

The 2018 Zinfandel Old Vines is a gorgeous wine and a fabulous value. Sweet dark cherry, new leather, spice, menthol, licorice and red flowers all open up effortlessly. Medium in body yet fleshy and wonderfully deep, the 2018 has a lot to offer. It can...

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Liberty School 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

$24.99

This Cabernet is a staple for any wine lover. At first glance, the deep garnet color fades into brickish red edge. Aromas first greet you with warm vanilla, fresh currants, and lightly toasted oak notes. On the palate, lush approachable tannins smoothly...

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Tom Gore Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

$19.99

Our Cabernet Sauvignon is dark red in color with aromas of cherry and currant and notes of leather and tobacco leaf, along with hints of dark chocolate and mocha from oak aging. This wine is fruit forward on the entry with a rich, round mouthfeel and...

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Apothic 2017 California Red 750ml

$15.99

The brambly spice of Zinfandel, dark fruit flavors of Syrah, the bold notes of Cabernet Sauvignon and the smooth elegance of Merlot unite to create this captivating red blend. Apothic Red reveals intense fruit aromas and flavours of rhubarb and black...

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Long Barn 2019 Chardonnay 750ml

$20.78

Apple and bright citrus, butter, vanilla, cream with hints of toasted oak. Medium to full bodied with layers of texture and a round and buttery finish. -- Winemaker

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Orin Swift 2019 The Prisoner 750ml

$66.99

The Prisoner Red Blend was inspired by the wines first made by the Italian immigrants who originally settled in Napa Valley. The Prisoner is now the most recognized red blend, leading the resurgence of interesting blends by incorporating Zinfandel with...

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La Crema 2018 Monterey Chardonnay 750ml

$34.70

COMMENTARY: Always a favorite in my household and amongst my friends, the La Crema Monterey Chardonnay has often been one of our first choices when looking for an entrée wine. TASTING NOTES: The 2016 vintage is bright with focused citrus peel,...

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Trim 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

$28.61

Produced by Signorello Estate, this robust Californian Cabernet Sauvignon offers attractive aromas of dark chocolate, espresso and mocha on the nose from generous oak againg. The palate is more savoury than sweet, with cedarbrush and sage. Full-bodied,...

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Josh Cellars 2019 Cabernet Sauvignon 750ml

$20.99

Both concentrated and well-balanced, this full-bodied wine shows a purity of black-fruit flavors that aren't disrupted by over-oaking. Delicious notes of black currant and black cherry dominate from the aroma through the palate and lingering finish...

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La Crema 2018 Monterey Pinot Noir 750ml

$37.30

Aromas of black plum, cherry, rhubarb and hints of earth and loam. Flavors of red plum, raspberry and blood orange are underpinned by distinctive river stone minerality and savory umami character. Plush and richly textured with juicy, yet balanced...

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