Orin Swift Abstract Red 2018
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Aromatics with gravity, the wine pulls you in with notes of blueberry, black fig, bloodied strawberry and hints of musk and rhubarb. Bold on the entry, the palate exudes rich notes of dark plum and ripe framboise with a slightly chalky texture. The wine transitions effortlessly to a finish of black cherry, sweet licorice and some quick drying tannins.
Bodegas del Abad Abad Dom Bueno Godello 2017The Godello grape provides wines arising delicate aromas of great subtlety. Pale yellow with lemon yelow flashing iridescence, very bright and clean. Fragrant aromas of ripe fruit and floral background aniseed, and with citrus notes that give freshness. This wine is very fresh and tasty, well balanced and has an acidity that brings joy. Easy to drink and very persistent. It offers a clean and fruity end.
Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Vire Clesse Les Raspilleres 2017Since 2013 all of the vineyards have been certified organic. As with Lafon, this dynamic duo believe in minimal intervention, which includes the use of only indigenous yeast, as the best way to express the nuances of each unique terroir. Aging is done in mostly large, used French oak, harvest is done completely by hand on a plot by plot basis, allowing each vine to achieve the appropriate balance of sugar and acidity before being picked. This dynamic duo is one of the most talented teams in all of Burgundy, farming the old-fashioned way and making micro-quantities of single vineyard White Burgundy from some of the finest Chardonnay terroir in the world.
Daniel Crochet Sancerre Rosé 2018The dress is a brilliant pale pink. Nose with aromas of red berries, and is straightforward. A beautiful fresh structure with aromas that are perfectly balanced.
Domaine Notre Dame des Pallières Rosé de Gigondas 2018This wine has a very nice fuchsia color, with blue and shiny highlights. The nose is intense, marked by notes of fresh red fruits, gooseberry, raspberry, mixed with notes of citrus. The palate is full-bodied, with lots of flesh and sweetness, notes of red fruits and candies with great persistence in the finish.
Domaine Jean Claude Thevenet Mâcon Pierreclos 2017This is the workhorse wine of the domaine both for the Thevenet family and for us. The grapes for this cuvée are sourced from four separate parcels within Pierreclos: "Margots", "Le Chateau", "Les Grands Buys" and "La Bucherate". The average age of the vines is forty-five (45) years. The vineyards face east, southeast and south and are situated about 350 feet above sea level on the gently sloping hills of Pierreclos. The wine is aged in cuve in contact with the fine lees but without any exposure to oak. Total annual production is in the neighborhood of 15,000 bottles with a hefty majority dedicated to the US market.
Domaine LaFage Cotes du Roussillon Villages Lieu Dit La Narassa 2017The nose is dominated by lots pure blackberry, crushed herbs, earth and peppery characteristics. The mouth is full bodied, very rich with soft and fine tannins. The finish is fresh with a surprising elegance.
Stein Weihwasser Feinherb Riesling 2018