Off-dry to taste, the palate is elegant and sleek, with luscious floral and honed flavors balanced by steely, racy acidity and slate-like minerals notes.
GRANBAZAN, ALBARINO, RIAS BAIXAS, SPAIN
Citrus notes coupled with fruit aromas (white peach) over a touch of minerality characteristic of the terroir.
DANIEL CROCHE, CUVEE PRESTIGE, SANCERRE, FRANCE
On the palate it is fresh and tightly wound; acidity is tempered by very subtle residual sugar; very clean; alive, racy, youthful. Overall, a dry and elegant wine. Jolivet uses organic practices.
VESEVO, FALANGHINA, BENEVENTANO, ITALY
The bright palate offers banana, green apple, juicy citrus and a light mineral note alongside fresh acidity
DAMIEN LAUREAU, LES GENETS CHENIN BLANC, SAVENNIERES, FRANCE
Bouquet of ripe yellow-fleshed fruits along with some honey flavors and coolish-spicy earthy aromas.
SIGALAS ASSYRTIKO, SANTORINI, GREECE
Straw blonde color, bright, with a nose of ripe citrus fruit. Refreshing acidity and a delightful finish.
WILLAKENZIE, PINOT GRIS, WILLIAMETTE VALLEY, WA
Aromas of citrus, granny smith apples, and jasmine, accompanied by mineral notes.
SANDHI, CHARDONNAY, SANTA BARBRA, CALIFORNIA
Rich and creamy in golden mango, pineapple, yellow peach and honeysuckle flower flavors, with oak barrel aging bringing notes of buttered biscuits and vanilla bean to the palate.
TERRE BRULEE, CHENIN BLANC, SOUTH AFRICA
Showing ripe flavors of pear and peach purée alongside a pleasant citric lift that refreshes the finish
ANTICA, CHARDONNAY, NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Generous flavors of pear, melon, and nectarine that are pure, focused and lingering on the palate.
MANTLERHOF, GRUNER VELTLINER, KREMSTAL RESERVE, AUSTRIA
A concentrated palate that intriguingly combines peppery spice, savory herbs and rich mellow yeast. All this richness is tempered by a streamlined lemony acidity.
LOUIS LATOUR, CORTON-CHARLEMAGNE GRAND CRU, BURGUNDY, FRANCE
Richly structured, this gorgeous wine is all texture! Rich fruit lingers underneath- Apple, pear and citrus fruits: Opulent, powerful, and fresh.
By the Bottle
LONG MEADOW RANCH, MERLOT 2013, NAPA, CALIFORNIA
Showcases a core of plum, black cherry and raspberry fruit, balanced acidity
CAPEZZANA VILLA DI CAPEZZANA, 2012 D.O.C.G CARMIGNANO, ITALY
“Elegant, with notes of red and dark fruit with spicy aromas. Well structured, with rich, concentrated flavors of currant and wild berries set against a backdrop of silky tannins.” 80% sangiovese & 20% cabernet sauvignon
BANSHEE. PINOT NOIR, SONOMA COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
Dark berries, cherry, and plum nose. Vanilla coconut, and dark fruits on the palate
PENNER ASH, PINOT NOIR 2014, WILLAMETTE VALLEY, WA
Brilliant ruby-red. Dark berries, cherry cola and a hint of allspice on the deeply perfumed nose.
DOMAINE DES PEDRIX, PREMIER CRU 2011, BURGUNDY, FRANCE
Vanilla and smoky aromas, followed by red cherry, raspberry fruit and exotic spices. Silky tannins with a gorgeous long finish.
ROGER SABON, PRESTIGE 2013, CHATEAUNEAUF DU-PAPE, FRANCE
Dry and incisive on the palate, offering fresh lime, green apple and tangerine flavors. It’s medium-bodied, beautifully textured and focused on the palate.
DUMOL, SYRAH 2014, RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Building mid-palate, chewy density and fruit sweetness. Mouthwatering finish with a dusting of bittersweet cocoa powder and broad round tannins
DE TOREN FUSION FIVE 2013, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA
Bordeaux’s ‘Noble Five’ varietals, with its complex flavors of liquorice, black cherry, cedar and dark berries, it offers a stylish departure for sophisticated tastes.
STEPHANE AVIRON, FLEURIE, BEAUJOLAIS, FRANCE
Ripe, bright fruit with some light mineral and floral tone. Very easy and enjoyable to drink
LA RIOJA ALTA ‘GRAN RESERVA’ 2007, RIOJA, SPAIN
Cherry-red with an orange rim. Very intense rose with a classic Rioja bouquet — spicy, balsamic, cured leather, cocoa, tobacco, and vanilla notes set against a background of candied fruit.
CUVELIER ANDES, GRAND VIN 2010, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA
“…..The palate is full-bodied, with sophisticated tannins, dense, thick and ripe, with masses of volume and glycerin.” (69% malbec, 19% cabernet sauvignon, 5%petit Verdot, 4% merlot, 3% syrah)
Flavors of dried fruits, such as cherry and plums. Medium body wine that gets better with age
CHÂTEAU LÉOVILLE-BARTON CRU, ST JULIEN 2009, BORDEAUX, FRANCE
Cabernet Sauvignon–dominated blend fermented in traditional wooden vats. Aged for 18 months in oak barrels.
POWELL & SON, SHIRAZ 2014, BAROSSA VALLEY, AUSTRALIA
The palate is dense and deep with ripe black fruits: plum, blackberry compote as well as a cured meats and black olive.
GLENELLY, LADY MAY 2011, STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA
Bold and powerful yet layered and nuanced wine, with hints of green peppercorn, tobacco leaf, cigar box and leather that add depth and interest to the cassis and brambly blackberry core. (85% cabernet, 10% petite Verdot, and 5% merlot)
LA JOTA, CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013, NAPA VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
Flavors impart brambly blackberry, espresso bean, toast and gravely minerality.
STAGLIN FAMILY CABERNET SAUVIGNON 2013, RUTHERFORD, NAPA, CA
Fragrant dark red and black fruits set the stage, On the palate, a medley of black raspberry, blackcurrant and cranberry fill a warm graham cracker crust drizzled with nearly-molten brown sugar and flecked with dark chocolate.
MARCHESI ANTINORI, BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO 2011/2012, ITALY
Intense ruby red with garnet highlights. Aromas of red fruit and spices which fuse harmoniously with tobacco and chocolate. Great balance, with lively notes supported by vibrant tannins.
LA GIUVA AMARONE 2013, VENETO, ITALY
Aromatic notes of Marasca cherries, blueberries and chocolate combine with hints of sweet spice. Smooth and powerful, the palate is remarkably fresh and finishes with ripe fruit.