January 2017 White Shipment

Cantina Olivella Lacrimabianco 2014

Cantina Olivella Lacrimabianco 2014

Campania, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

This Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco is a blend of 2 native Campanian grapes: Caprettone and Catalanesca. Grown organically on volcanic soils near Mount Vesuvius, this is a very unique wine that shows vivid mineral notes of crushed rocks and sea salt. Cantina Olivella was named after a fragment of an ancient terracotta wine vessel that was found very close to the winery near the Olivella spring, symbolizing the historical presence of wine in the area.

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Cesconi Manzoni Bianco 2015

Cesconi Manzoni Bianco 2015

Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

Manzoni Bianco is a very unique grape variety that's a genetic cross between Riesling and Pinot Bianco. This floral, organically grown example hails from the Vigneti Delle Dolomiti zone of Trentino-Alto Adige in the Dolomite Mountains of northern Italy. Creamy and elegant on the palate, this is beautifully concentrated stuff showing wonderful richness and viscosity along with delicate notes of white peach, bosc pear and vanilla bean.

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Gilvesy Bohem Riesling Cuvee 2015

Gilvesy Bohem Riesling Cuvee 2015

Balaton, Hungary

$21.99 / each

Description:

This flinty, organically grown Hungarian wine is a blend of Riesling, Welschriesling, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Gris. Grown on volcanic soils and done in a bone-dry style, this wine is all about minerality, and you'll see that expressed in its energetic, almost spritzy texture and in its clean aromas of salty sea-spray. Zippy notes of grapefruit and lime linger on the wine's very elegant finish.

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Terracruda Boccalino Bianchello del Metauro 2015

Terracruda Boccalino Bianchello del Metauro 2015

Le Marche, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

Bianchello is a fascinating variety that's indigenous to the region of Le Marche in central Italy. This fabulous example opens with fragrant aromas of white flowers and orange blossom honey on the nose and moves into is a rich, full-bodied palate teeming with delicate white cherry and almond flavors. Terracruda is a sustainable winery that's powered entirely by renewable energy sources.

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