AUSTRALIA : TASMANIA
LIGHT-MED-BODIED, CITRUS, MELON, NECTARINE, CREAM, NEUTRAL OAK
So fresh, so clean: refined fruit and crisp acidity (Tasmania is well-known for its cool climate, high acid wines) are balanced by a very light creaminess on the palate in this highly-inexpensive bottle from Devil’s Corner. Check it out if you like un-oaked or lightly oaked Chardonnay (such as Chablis). Drink now — 2025.
WINEMAKING : 85% fermented in tank & 15% in barrel; aged for 3 months in used French oak punchions (large barrels)
ECOLOGY : Sustainable; vegan
PAIRING : Smoked Salmon with Mayonnaise and Capers
Notify when available.
Australia : Victoria
MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, BRIGHT, CRISP, NO OAK
Bright, crisp red fruit on the nose with hints of peach. Palate has great acidity, with light minerality and continuing red fruit. Drinking fabulously now, since Southern Hemisphere rosé are released 6 months prior to Northern.
AUSTRALIA : BAROSSA : EDEN VALLEY
LIGHT-BODIED, DRY, MINERAL, LIME, GREEN APPLE, PEAR, FLORAL, NO OAK
This delicate, sleek, and mineral-driven Riesling comes from a high-elevation, single vineyard site in the Eden Valley — which is famous for producing steely, tart and age worthy Riesling. Drink now or hold; completely dry on the finish.
ECOLOGY : Sustainable
PAIR WITH : Tomato, Cucumber, and Basil Salad
AUSTRALIA : MOUNT LOFTY RANGES : CLARE VALLEY
LIGHT-BODIED, DRY, LEMON, LIME, GREEN APPLE, HERBAL, FLORAL, SPICE, MINERAL, NO OAK
Brothers Damon and Juno Koerner are a terroir-minded duo who seek out the distinct sense of place in their wines by harvesting fruit early and practicing minimal intervention in the winery. This particular bottling is an outstanding and unique expression of Clare Valley Riesling — zippy and dry, it is dominated by bright citrus fruit and crisp acidity, with some added texture & spice from skin contact and 8 months of lees-ageing. Fermentation occurs in a combination of stainless steel and ceramic amphora for two months. Unfined/unfiltered.
ECOLOGY : Organic, Sustainable
PAIRING : Tuna Sashimi with Ponzu Sauce
AUSTRALIA : SOUTH AUSTRALIA : ADELAIDE HILLS / LIMESTONE COAST
MED-FULL-BODIED, STRAWBERRY, BLACKBERRY, PEPPER, CHOCOLATE, EARTH, LEATHER, OAK
Ripe, rich Shiraz grapes (60%) from Adelaide Hills + early-picked Aglianico (40%) from the Limestone Coast = the best of both worlds! This delicious Australian red blend from natural winemaking husband-and-wife team Seb and Colleen Hardy of Living Roots Wine & Co. – who operate in and produce wines from both Adelaide Hills and the Finger Lakes region – is big and bold, yet soft and luscious, with high acid and bright fruit character.
WINEMAKING : Minimal-intervention/natural; co-fermented with wilds yeasts; aged in a mix of old & new oak; no added sulfites
FARMING : Sustainable
PAIRING : Smoked Brisket
Australia : Western Australia :
FULL-BODIED, BLUE/BLACK FRUIT, COCOA, SMOKY, VIOLETS, NEW OAK
A deep flavored and intense wine with abundant ripe plums, currants, and licorice. Balanced with touches of tobacco and chocolate. The tight, gravelly tannins provide length and shape to the palate. Long, elegant finish.