OUR CALIFORNIA ESSENCE BASKET is one of our best selling baskets. This basket combines delicious gourmet treats with two or three choices of premium California wine. We offer two selections of California Merlot or a California Chardonnay. The first Merlot is brought to you by Blackhawk Winery in Santa Rosa, California . This rich red wine is a beautiful combination of raspberry and plum flavors. The second Merlot is a Sandstone Merlot from Wente Vineyards in San Francisco Bay. The Sandstone Merlot exhibits aromas and flavors of black cherry and plum with hints of black tea and toasted oak. A smooth mouthfeel and inviting tannins leads to a long, fruity finish The chardonnay is vinted and bottles by Bogle Vineyars in Clarksburg, California. This wine has a nice crisp and fruity aroma consisting of peaches and undertones of toasted oak. Our gourmet treats 2 oz. of Spanish Olives, 3 oz. Nunes Farms Pistachios, 4 oz. Tuscan Style Focaccia Crisps, 4.4 oz. Dolcetto Wafer rolls, 3 oz. Heart of Wisconsin Summer Beef Sausage, 3.75 oz. Camembert Cheese Spread, 3/4 oz. Partner’s Olive Oil & Sea Salt Crackers, 2 oz. Fontazzi Butter Toffee Pretzels, 2 oz. Calabrese Orchards Dried Fruit Medley and finished with Lindt Lindor Chocolate Truffles.