Banshee Stakes Claim in Growing Sparkling Wine Segment With "Ten of Cups" Brut
Healdsburg, Calif., September 16, 2021. Banshee Wines, one of the fastest growing luxury wine brands in the U.S., announces the release of their first sparkling wine in the Banshee portfolio, “Ten of Cups” Brut California NV. Inspired by the namesake Tarot Card, the limited-production release is crafted using the traditional Méthode Champenoise with a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier. Ten of Cups (SRP: $28.00) is now available online at bansheewines.com and will be released this Fall in select geographies across the U.S. National expansion will follow later in 2022.
“Foley Family Wines is excited to expand the fast growing Banshee portfolio with the addition of “Ten of Cups” Brut NV,” says Gerard Thoukis, Chief Marketing Officer. “We look forward to introducing existing and new fans of Banshee wine to our new sparkling offering.”
Founded in 2009, Banshee Wines defies conventions to create exceptional wines that are true to Sonoma County. Offering outstanding quality, Banshee produces affordable luxury wines of extraordinary balance, purity, and depth of flavor, crafted from California’s cool, rugged, coastal areas of the far western Sonoma Coast. In 2021, Alicia Sylvester joined Banshee as the winery’s winemaker, offering a fresh perspective on the site-specific wines on which Banshee has built its reputation.
“At Banshee, our goal is to craft distinctive wines that over-deliver in every possible way. With that in mind, we set our intentions to blend a sparkling wine that is true to Sonoma County through Banshee’s strong relationships with high-quality vineyards in the region,” says Banshee Winemaker Alicia Sylvester. “Ten of Cups is an exciting new addition to the Banshee portfolio; bright, vibrant, and deliciously drinkable.”
Ten of Cups Brut California NV is made with grapes sourced from some of California’s most notable vineyards, with secondary fermentation occurring in the bottle before aging for a minimum of two years. The resulting wine is vibrant, bright and aromatic with notes of tropical fruit, green apple and citrus complemented by marzipan and honeysuckle. Ten of Cups is persistent on the palate and creamy on the finish with hints of toast to round out the balanced and quaffable wine.
About Banshee Wines
Founded in 2009, Banshee Wines defies conventions to create exceptional wine for the true drinkers. Offering outstanding quality, Banshee wines produces affordable luxury wines of extraordinary balance, purity, and depth of flavor, with a focus on cool-climate Pinot Noir, crafted from California’s cool, rugged, coastal areas of the far Western Sonoma Coast. Banshee Wines joined the Foley Family Wines portfolio in 2018.