Tasting notes, Sept. 9, 2023; everyday wines

                     Everyday Wines

2022 Neveu Grand Fricambault Blanc
$31.99 / Case Price $25.60
Sancerre / Loire Valley / France
100% Sauvignon Blanc
All sourced from the Neveu’s 30+ acres in the prime subregion of Chavignol, the Grand Fricambault Sancerre Blanc shows the intense minerality of the zone along with a notably generous texture.
2021 Harvey & Harriet
White Blend
On Sale for $23.99
San Luis Obispo / California / US
Chardonnay, Viognier, Albarino, Pinot Gris
Produced by Booker Family Vineyards in Paso Robles, the Harvey & Harriet is unusual blend employing a base of Chardonnay which is enhanced by Viognier’s exotic aromatics, Albarino’s saltiness and Pinot Gris’s subtle honeyed character.
2021 Ehrhard Berg Roseneck Kabinett
$23.99 / Case Price $19.20
Rudesheim / Rheingau / Germany
100% Riesling
Ehrhard produces some of the finest wines in the Rheingau at some of the most modest prices. The prized Roseneck vineyard supplies the lush, ripe Riesling for this Kabinett-level bottling.
2021 Altare Dolcetto d’Alba
$21.99 / Case Price $17.60
La Morra / Barolo / Italy
100% Dolcetto
Silky and packed with flavor, Altare’s Dolcetto offers aromas of fresh strawberry and black cherry. The wine is aged for 10 months in stainless steel tanks, which gently opens the many layers of red fruit present.
2018 Avignonesi Vino Nobile di Montepulciano
On Sale for $19.99
Montepulciano / Tuscany / Italy
100% Prugnolo Gentile (Sangiovese)
A classic rendition of the Vino Nobile DOCG, Avignonesi’s 2018 offers aromas of violets and flavors of sour cherry. The wine is aged in a combination of different sized wood barrels for 18 months prior to bottling.
2019 L’Arnesque Cairanne
$19.99 / Case Price $16.00
Cairanne / Southern Rhone Valley / France
60% Grenache, 20% Syrah, 15% Mourvedre, 5% Carignan
Sourced from the Village of Cairanne, which was elevated to full appellation status in 2016, the 2019 L’Arnesque is produced by the sixth generation of the Biscarrat family.