December 2019 White Shipment

Assuli Fiordiligi Grillo 2018

Assuli Fiordiligi Grillo 2018

Sicily, Italy

$23.75 / each

Description:

This crisp Italian bottling hails from Mazara del Vallo in the northwest part of Sicily and is made of 100% Grillo, a white variety indigenous to the island. Grillo was once used exclusively in Marsala production but has been reinvigorated as a bright, steely, dry wine. Lean, mineral and super fresh, this example shows classic notes of raw almond, lemon zest and sea salt. 

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Chevallier-Bernard Roussette de Savoie 2018

Chevallier-Bernard Roussette de Savoie 2018

Savoie, France

$23.75 / each

Description:

The Alpine whites of the Savoie are some of the most delicious and most under-appreciated wines of France. This fabulous, perfectly ripe example from the Roussette de Savoie appellation features the native grape Altesse. Round and mouth-filling, this is gorgeous, tropical stuff, featuring lush melon, white peach and pineapple flavors set against a core of wonderful acidity.

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Decugnano dei Barbi Villa Barbi Orvieto Classico 2016

Decugnano dei Barbi Villa Barbi Orvieto Classico 2016

Umbria, Italy

$23.75 / each

Description:

This broad, creamy, super elegant white blend hails from the region of Orvieto in Umbria, Italy. Comprised of 50% Grechetto, 20% Sauvignon Blanc, 20% Vermentino and 10% Procanico, this shows a rich, luscious palate full of white peach, bosc pear and grapefruit flavors and gorgeous white flower aromas. The tangy acidity here reins the wine in, keeping it from feeling too heavy and bringing great lift and verve to this very classy bottling. 

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Domaine Moutard-Diligent Qu'est-ce que c'est Aligote? 2018

Domaine Moutard-Diligent Qu'est-ce que c'est Aligote? 2018

Burgundy, France

$23.75 / each

Description:

Aligote is an obscure white variety that's one of the only permissible white grapes in Burgundy besides Chardonnay (and Sauvignon Blanc which grows in the region of Saint-Bris). This unfiltered example from Domaine Moutard-Diligent is bright and perky, showing vibrant notes of lemon verbena, ginger, lemon rind and honey.

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