LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- STACKED Wines, the revolutionary product with individually-packaged glasses of wine, is thrilled to announce the addition of Cabernet Sauvignon to its growing list of premium varietals. The Merlot, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, and now Cabernet Sauvignon are served in "four pack" stem-less wine glasses that vertically stack to form the equivalent of one bottle of wine.
The STACKED Wines California Cabernet Sauvignon delicately balances the flavors of dark fruits like cassis, blackberries and blueberry jam with earth and wood notes like roasted cocoa nibs, pine, cedar and a bit of mint, black liquorices and black pepper. This high intensity wine boasts a body and mouth that are relatively restrained despite the fact that the delicious Cabernet has a massive amount of flavor.
"When developing the original concept of STACKED Wines, creator Matt Zimmer was sipping Cabernet Sauvignon," explains Jodi Wynn, VP of Marketing, "So adding this varietal was the clear choice as the newest addition to the STACKED Wines family."
All of the STACKED Wines varietals appeal to the broad tastes of wine lovers of varying levels of sophistication. The Pinot Grigio balances the flavors of white peaches, green apples and fresh grapes with an elegant sweet floral note; the Chardonnay embodies soft citrus with a hint of oak; and the Merlot boasts a bright red plum flavor with traces of vanilla.
The modern and practical design of STACKED Wines is ideal for entertaining at home, picnicking at the park or enjoying at a favorite concert or festival. Boasting a stylish design, STACKED Wines' recyclable packaging is made of the company's proprietary technology, Vinoware™ – a container that emulates the tasteful look and feel of a wine glass coupled by the durability of plastic. Each single-serve container is sealed with a foil top to maintain the freshness of the wine inside. The glasses stack neatly for easy storage, cooling and transport. Enjoy STACKED Wines on-the-go at arenas, camping and out on the boat, without cumbersome glassware and corkscrews.
The company's wine program was developed by STACKED Wines' in-house sommelier, Doug Allan, who earned a degree from the prestigious Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and a Diploma of Wine & Spirits from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust. "We are making our mark in the wine industry by not only providing innovative wine packaging and ultra-convenience, but premium wine with top-quality taste," says Allan.
The single-serve, ready-to-drink bottles of wine are on shelves at Total Wines & More, Bristol Farms, among other retailers and sell for $14.99. For more information please visit www.stackedwines.com.
About STACKED Wines
The idea was conceived as Matt Zimmer, creator and packaging engineer, drank a stale glass of wine from a bottle that had been opened just a few nights before. He knew he could invent a better packaging solution that added a portability factor combined with a stylish design. Zimmer started sketching and STACKED Wines was born. He succeeded in creating a 100% recyclable packaging that not only preserves wine longer but allows wine drinkers to enjoy single serve glasses at home or on the go! STACKED Wines, LLC was developed when Zimmer teamed up with fellow MBA students Jodi Wynn and Doug Allan at the Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine. Since 2011, STACKED Wines has redefined both wine packaging and the consumption experience. Today, the innovative company offers wine for simple style, top quality taste and ultra convenience.
SOURCE STACKED Wines