April 2019 Mixed Shipment

Matias Riccitelli Hey Malbec 2018

Matias Riccitelli Hey Malbec 2018

Mendoza, Argentina

$23.75 / each

Description:

Matias Riccitelli makes fabulous boutique wines in Las Compuertas, which is the highest altitude portion of Lujan de Cuyo in Mendoza's Uco Valley. Sourced from ungrafted old vines and aged in a combination of concrete eggs and used French oak, this wine favors elegance and grace over power and density. You'll see tons of violets, blackberry fruit and spicy black pepper notes on this very alluring wine.

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Botijo Blanco Garnacha Blanca 2017

Botijo Blanco Garnacha Blanca 2017

Valdejalon, Spain

$23.75 / each

Description:

This very expressive Garnacha Blanca hails from the region of Valdejalon, which is located in the province of Zaragoza in central Spain. While some examples of this variety can yield broad, heavy, or flabby wines, this bottling is entirely different. Lean and racy, this wine displays tons of gorgeous white peach and white nectarine fruit backed by salty, savory minerality.

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