June 2017 White Shipment

Enkidu Cuvee MS 2015

Enkidu Cuvee MS 2015

Mendocino County, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This lush, barrel-fermented, Rhone-inspired blend of 40% Marsanne, 40% Roussanne and 20% Viognier hails from Alder Springs Vineyard located high in the hills of Mendocino. Made with wild yeasts with very little manipulation, this is broad and opulent in the mouth, showing gorgeous chamomile and sweet citrus flavors on the palate. Only 240 cases were produced in total.

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Il Falchetto Arneis 2015

Il Falchetto Arneis 2015

Piemonte, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

This flinty, very elegant bottling is made of 100% Arneis, a local white grape that thrives in the Langhe region of Piemonte in northern Italy. Fresh and clean with chiseled minerality and a beautiful sense of purity, this is a benchmark example of Arneis that displays vibrant citrus and pear fruit along with distinct notes of beeswax. Tenuta Il Falchetto is operated by the Forno family who has roots on the estate dating back to the 1600s.

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Manuel Formigo Finca Teira Ribeiro 2015

Manuel Formigo Finca Teira Ribeiro 2015

Ribeiro, Galicia, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

This puckery, mineral-laced blend of Treixadura, Godello and Torrontes hails from the coastal region of Ribeiro in Galicia on Spain's western coast. Fresh and incredibly crisp, this shows vibrant notes of ginger, lemongrass, grapefruit and meyer lemon. Bodega Finca Teira is owned by the Formigo de la Fuente family who has been working the land in Ribeiro for generations, focusing exclusively on grapes indigenous to the area.

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Mas Rodo Montonega 2014

Mas Rodo Montonega 2014

Penedes, Catalonia, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

Montonega is a very unique indigenous grape that thrives in the Spanish region of Penedes. Thought to be a genetic relative of the grape Parellada (which is used to make the sparkling wine Cava), this example was grown organically and is very aromatically exuberant. Round and full-bodied, this shows gorgeous white peach and nectarine fruit on the palate and delicate white flower notes on the nose.

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