August 2017 White Shipment

Malaspina Micah Greco Bianco 2015

Malaspina Micah Greco Bianco 2015

Calabria, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

This fabulous Calabrian "orange wine" is made of the Greco Bianco grape and was grown organically on hillside vineyards. Beautifully structured with a good amount of tannic grip, this is bright and very intriguing, showing notes of tea leaves, roasted almonds, honey and lemon. Unlike traditional orange wines, this bottling was actually not macerated on its skins for an extended period of time, just briefly, allowing the grapeskins' pigment to tint the wine a golden shade of copper.

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Domaine Val de Caire Blanc 2016

Domaine Val de Caire Blanc 2016

Provence, France

$21.99 / each

Description:

This crisp blend of Rolle (AKA Vermentino), Ugni Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon hails from Coteaux d'Aix-en-Provence in the south of France. Lean and clean on the palate, this very refreshing wine shows notes of meyer lemon, grapefruit, green melon and almond and was brought up in stainless steel. This was grown organically by winemaker Guillaume Reynier who runs Domaine Val de Caire.

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La Germana de Pascona 2016

La Germana de Pascona 2016

Montsant, Catalonia, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

This luscious blend of 90% Macabeu and 10% Muscat de Gra Petit was grown biodynamically on 45 year old vines in the Spanish region of Montsant. Broad and creamy, this wine shows great viscosity and richness without being heavy, and is quite tropical and exotic in style. You'll see lots of jasmine, honey, mango and pineapple on this wine, which was fermented with wild yeasts, aged for 3 months on its lees and bottled unfiltered.

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Tinpot Hut Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Tinpot Hut Sauvignon Blanc 2016

Marlborough, New Zealand

$21.99 / each

Description:

New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc has become a bit of a tired category, however this small-production, sustainably grown example made by female winemaker Fiona Turner is anything but mundane. Grown super close to the coast in Marlborough, and showing exceptional, creamy minerality, this is a tropical expression of Sauvignon Blanc that delivers a mouthful of passion fruit, lychee, guava, mango, pineapple, and lime flavors.

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