July 2017 White Shipment

1808 Temperamento Natural Viura 2015

1808 Temperamento Natural Viura 2015

Rioja, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

Only 165 cases of this fabulous white Rioja were produced in total. Made of 100% Viura, this was grown biodynamically on 60 year old vines in Rioja Alavesa by a small family owned winery that's been producing in this region for over 6 generations. Fermented with native yeasts and aged for 5 months in American oak, this boutique bottling displays clean sweet citrus flavors and hints of vanilla bean.

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Bidaia Txakoli 2016

Bidaia Txakoli 2016

Getariako Txakolina, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

Txakoli is a slightly spritzy, very dry and zippy wine that hails from Spain's Basque country. This salty, citrusy example is comprised primarily of Hondarribi Zuri, one of the classic Txakoli varieties, as well as small amounts of Chardonnay and Petit Corbu. Lean, linear and very thirst-quenching, this is perfect summertime wine made by Chilean winemaker Jose Hernandez who makes wine both in Chile and Spain. 

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Konigschaffhausen Grauer Burgunder 2015

Konigschaffhausen Grauer Burgunder 2015

Baden, Germany

$21.99 / each

Description:

Grauer Burgunder AKA Pinot Gris is one of Germany's best kept secrets. This flinty, mineral-driven example is lush and exotic, delivering gorgeous aromas of jasmine, chamomile, honey and ripe orchard fruit. Made by the excellent co-op Winzergenossenschaft, this is delicate, lovely stuff which hails from a single vineyard planting called Hasenberg in the region of Baden.

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Santomas Malvazija 2014

Santomas Malvazija 2014

Koper, Slovenia

$21.99 / each

Description:

This fabulous, exotically perfumed Malvazija hails from high-elevation vineyards that loom above Slovenia's port city of Koper, in the Slovenian portion of Istria. Round and mouth-filling, this is delicious stuff showing notes of honey, pineapple, white peach, and jasmine. Saline minerality adds another layer of complexity to this exceptional example of Istrian Malvazija.

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