April 2017 White Shipment

Presqu'ile Chardonnay 2013

Presqu'ile Chardonnay 2013

Santa Maria Valley, Central Coast, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay strikes a great balance between New World and Old World stylistically speaking. Rich and toasty, with notes of honey, vanilla bean, sweet citrus and baked apple, this is round and lush on the palate but shows excellent restraint. Presqu'ile employs natural winemaking techniques for their wines, using native yeast fermentation and aging in mostly neutral oak.

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Jean Fournier Champ Forey Bourgogne Aligote 2012

Jean Fournier Champ Forey Bourgogne Aligote 2012

Marsannay, Burgundy, France

$21.99 / each

Description:

This organically grown, old vines bottling is a blend of 95% Aligote and 5% Melon de Bourgogne, two little known white grapes that thrive in Burgundy alongside Chardonnay. Clean and crisp, this is super fresh stuff, showing wonderful intensity, perfect ripeness and zippy green apple and citrus fruit. Domaine Jean Fournier dates back to the reign of Louis the 13th in the early 17th century, making it one of the oldest properties in the region of Marsannay.

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Quinta De Couselo Rosal 2014

Quinta De Couselo Rosal 2014

Rias Baixas, Galicia, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

This full-bodied blend of 90% Albariño, 5% Loureiro and 5% Caino Blanco hails from the coastal region of Rias Baixas in Galicia, Spain. Full of gala apple and zesty lemon notes, this shows fantastic concentration and density on the palate. Quinta De Couselo has deep historic roots in Galicia's viticultural past, with the winery dating back to the 12th century when Spanish monks began cultivating vines in the O Rosal Valley.

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Lichen Pinot Gris 2015

Lichen Pinot Gris 2015

Mendocino County, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This tiny production Mendocino County Pinot Gris is sourced from vineyard sites in Anderson Valley and Booneville. Grown organically, this is a lush, ripe expression of Pinot Gris showing tropical notes of mango, starfruit and white peach set against beautiful lacy minerality. Vivid and broad in the mouth, this has great textural density and viscosity.

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