Updated: Oct 14, 2020
ARIEL Chardonnay, with its tropical fruit character and subtle oak from barrel aging, has a distinctive combination of buttery apple and butterscotch flavors, combined with a toasty French oak bouquet. This is a dealcoholized wine that will continue to develop complexity as it ages. Cabernet Sauvignon
ARIEL oak-aged Cabernet Sauvignon offers aromas of black currants, cherry, blueberries and chocolate, with soft tannins and a dry finish.
Try this with manchego, carne asada, Texas chili, wood-fired pizza.
ARIEL dealcoholized wines are made predominantly from fruit that was sustainably farmed in J. Lohr’s estate vineyards and are produced in J. Lohr’s state-of-the-art sustainable wineries. J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, which recently received its distinction as a California Certified Sustainable Winegrower (CCSW), has adopted a set of industry best sustainable practices in its vineyards and winemaking facilities. The company’s heart-felt commitment to nurture and protect the environment is also reflected in each bottle of ARIEL dealcoholized wine.But in the late 1980's at the Los Angeles County Fair, ARIEL Blanc went up against wines with alcohol and was awarded the Gold Medal. Since that moment, ARIEL has gone on to earn critical acclaim and numerous awards in competitions throughout the world.
ARIEL began to see tremendous growth in the early 90’s when celebrity chef Graham Kerr, star of the hit television cooking show The Galloping Gourmet, took notice of ARIEL and called it “remarkable… a wine of our time, a light-hearted celebration and a gracious gift of hospitality.”
After a long and fruitful relationship with Graham Kerr, ARIEL continued to see success. In the mid 90’s, articles began to appear in popular magazines hailing the health benefits of red wine for its source of polyphenols—powerful antioxidants long-believed to promote heart health and weight loss when consumed in moderate quantities daily. ARIEL dealcoholized wines, also rich in polyphenols, became an ideal alternative for those who wanted to incorporate red wine into their diets for its health benefits, but did not desire to drink alcohol every day.Aged in small oak barrels
99.5% of the alcohol is removed through a gentle cold filtration process
Ariel Cabernet Sauvignon contained less than 0.5% alcohol by volume / 52 calories per 8 oz. serving contains less than 0.5% alcohol by volume / 45 calories per 8 oz. serving