It’s the weekend! Treat yourself to something a bit different from the everyday. Break out of the routine and try one of these captivating wine.
2017 CastRoValdES,Sin PalaBRAS $18
An Upper Case Albareno from Rais Baixais from 75-year-old vines. Classic Albariño aromas of sea brine, tropical fruits, lees and dust precede a minerally lemony palate with tangy flavors of lemon, lime and gooseberry. This is a fresh clean example with a long stony citrusy finish. 13% alcohol by volume
2014 Maciarelli Marina Cvetic $20
This Trebbiano explodes with ripe, concentrated stone and orchard fruit complemented with floral and spice notes. It is a distinct wine with a big personality, but remarkable refinement and complexity alongside. Who said Trebbiano doesn’t age well? Was $35 Now $20
2016 Domaine Berthet-Bondet Côtes de Jura Trio $25
Trousseau, Poulsard, Pinot Noir
A fine Jura red, primary aromas and flavors included strawberry, red cherry, tomato leaf, tea, tarragon, juniper, and rhubarb. Tertiary notes included dusty trail and cherry compote. Organic. 12% alcohol by volume
2013 Valenti, Norma Etna Rosso $20
Aromas of ripe woodland berry, baking spice, crushed blue flower and a balsamic note. The juicy palate offers ripe dark cherry, crushed raspberry, licorice and white pepper alongside firm tannins and fresh acidity. The mineral driven finish closes on an anise note.
2013 Terre di Bo, Barolo $35
Extremely full and dry. Notes of red berries, strawberry, cherries, rose, vanilla, tobacco and cinnamon.