March 2017 White Shipment

La Viarte Ribolla Gialla 2014

La Viarte Ribolla Gialla 2014

Friuli Colli Orientali, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

Ribolla Gialla is a very intriguing white variety that thrives in the northern Italian region of Friuli and also in the Brda region of Slovenia. This fabulous example from boutique producer La Viarte is modern, fresh, steely and super expressive, showing salty minerality and invigorating meyer lemon and white grapefruit flavors. 

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Moraima ABA de Trasumia Albariño 2015

Moraima ABA de Trasumia Albariño 2015

Rias Baixas, Galicia, Spain

$21.99 / each

Description:

This richly-textured Albariño from Val do Salnes in Rias Baixas was grown organically and has a big, bright personality. Expansive and substantial in the mouth, this fantastic wine reveals fragrant layers of passion fruit, pineapple and white nectarine set against a vibrant stream of acidity. Clean, fresh and perfect for seafood.

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Riofavara Mizzica Moscato di Noto 2013

Riofavara Mizzica Moscato di Noto 2013

Sicily, Italy

$21.99 / each

Description:

This luscious, organically grown bottling hails from the Italian island of Sicily, from the region of Eloro just south of Mt. Etna. Made of the Moscato di Noto grape, and vinified dry, this is floral and exotic, showing explosive lychee, jasmine and pineapple notes. Riofavara uses wild yeasts to ferment all of their wines and are fervent about celebrating the typicity of Sicily's indigenous grapes while also respecting the land and promoting sustainability.

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Topanga Vineyards Celadon Grenache Blanc 2014

Topanga Vineyards Celadon Grenache Blanc 2014

Santa Barbara, Central Coast, California

$21.99 / each

Description:

This creamy, apricot and vanilla-scented Grenache Blanc hails from McGinley Vineyard in Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara. Elegant and expansive on the palate, this has gorgeous textural appeal, without being too heavy or clunky, which can happen with white Rhone varietals. This wine was aged on its lees for 6 months in neutral French oak barrels.

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