Tasting notes, Wines from Alsace; July 30, 2022

                    Vin d’Alsace 2020 Mann (3 Terres)Happy Lemon$31.99 Eguisheim / Alsace / France100% RieslingCreated from very young vines planted in a combination of sandstone and granite, this racy, freshly styled Riesling unsurprisingly shows aromas and flavors of lemon juice and skin. Farmed organically. 2018 Bott-GeylPoints Cardinaux MetissOn Sale for $19.99 Beblenheim / Alsace / FrancePinot Blanc,[…]

Tasting notes, New Arrivals from Piedmont; July 23, 2022

                    Piedmont 2021 ViettiArneis$25.99 Roero / Langhe / Italy100% ArneisSourced from the village of Santo Stefano Roero, Vietti’s Arneis is the product of 30+ year-old vines planted in the marine sediment soils. The resulting wine expresses minerality and subtly tropical fruit.  2021 Baudana Dragon BiancoOn Sale for $17.99 Serralunga / Barolo / ItalyChardonnay, Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc,[…]

Tasting notes, July 16, 2022; New Arrivals from Loire

                    Loire Valley  2020 Domaine de la GrangeBrin d’ROn Sale for $12.99 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine / Loire Valley / France100% Melon de BourgogneCrisp and salty, with just a touch of yeasty lees, this remarkably complex white offers minerality and crunchy orchard fruit characteristics. The Luneau family of Grange celebrates 9 generations of winemaking in Muscadet.[…]

Tasting notes, July 9, 2022: New Arrivals from Burgundy

                    New Burgundy 2020 Louis Michel ChablisOn Sale for $31.99 Chablis / France100% ChardonnayDomaine Louis Michel possesses eight different plots within the Chablis Villages appellation located on both sides of the Serein River, the defining waterway of the zone. These vineyards, near those of the Premier Crus Forêts, Vaillons, and Montée de Tonnerre, are employed to[…]