Portugal : Vinho Verde : 2013
Arinto , Azal
DRY, LIGHT BODIED, SPRITZ, FRESH, AROMATIC, CITRUS, NO OAK
FOOD PARING: Seafood & Aperitif
$14GREECE : PELOPONNESE
$15NEW ZEALAND : MARLBOROUGH
Germany : Rheinhessen
OFF-DRY, LIGHT-MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUITS, SOFT TANNINS, FRESH, NO OAK
CROATIA : DALMATIA
MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, MEDIUM TANNIN, SMOKY, FRESH, NO OAK
ARGENTINA : MENDOZA
FULL BODIED, BLACK FRUIT, SPICE, MOCHA, OAK PRESENT
Lush nose laced with blackberry, plum, and cassis. It is then joined by nuances of spice and smoke with hints of coffee. Soft yet focused on the palate, with additional notes of strawberry and wild herbs. Medium amount of tannins and well balanced acidity.
FOOD PAIRING: Barbeque & Roasts
SLOVENIA : STAJERSKA
MEDIUM BODIED, PURPLE/BLUE FRUIT, SUPPLE TANNIN, OAK PRESENT
The nose offers crushed blueberry, plum, black raspberry and slight baking spice. The palate is round with supple, if slightly dusty tannins and retains a hint of earthiness that can be perceived underlying the fruit.
FOOD PAIRING: Meats & Poultry
$18AUSTRIA : NIEDEROSTERREICH : KAMPTAL
South Africa : Western Cape : Coastal Region
MEDIUM BODIED, RED/PURPLE FRUIT, BRIGHT, SOFT TANNINS, NO OAK
$19Austria : Steiermark
CROATIA : WESTERN ISTRIA
MEDIUM BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, EARTH, COCOA, OAK PRESENT
Aromas of black cherry, cranberry, pomegranate, bramble, and a slight touch of eucalyptus abound on the nose. It is fruit forward and juicy yet shows a refined tannic structure.
FOOD PAIRING: Barbeque
PORTUGAL : COVAS DO DOURO
Red Port Blend
MEDIUM SWEET, FULL, BODIED, PLUMMY, BRIGHT
Dark, rich, and plummy with excellent balance of fruit, acidity, and tannins without an overwhelming sugary or jammy flavor.
FOOD PAIRING: Blue Cheeses
PORTUGAL : COVAS DO DOURO : NV
Red Port Blend
MEDIUM SWEET, FULL, BODIED, HAZELNUTS, RAISIN-Y, SPICE
A lovely nose full of nuttiness and caramel that shows through on the palate with fantastic hints of vanilla, coffee, and raisin with a delightful baking spice finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Hard Cheeses & Apple Pie
CROATIA : ISTRIA
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, WHITE FRUIT, FLORAL, CREAMY, NO OAK
Floral in the nose with notes of orange blossom, hay, white peach and almond. The palate is creamy with a nice vibrancy. More white peach followed by a slight herbal tone and mineral.
FOOD PAIRING: Seafood & Pasta
Croatia: S. Dalmatia: Sibenik
MEDIUM BODIED, SMOKY, SPICE, FRESH/LIGHT TANNINS, NEUTRAL OAK
From extremely steep slopes on Croatia’s Mediterranean coast, this wine is incredibly fresh and balanced, with a unique ‘ocean’ character. Dark fruit and smoky notes round out the finish, and it will leave your mouth watering – simply fantastic!
$20GERMANY : BADEN
$20SOUTH AFRICA : WESTERN CAPE : COASTAL REGION : SIMONSBERG-PAARL
Israel : Galilee
Easy-going and juicy with bright flavors of raspberry and ripe red cherry fruit. Accents of violet blossoms with a bit of toasted oak. Supple texture. Super quaffable!
NEW ZEALAND : MARLBOROUGH
DRY, CRISP, BRIGHT, MEDIUM BODIED, NO OAK
Delicate and fragrant nose with citrus, floral and some herbal notes. Dry with refreshing, crisp acidity, balance and length. Lees aging in stainless steel for four months after fermentation has given it texture and length on the palate.
$22AUSTRIA : NIEDEROSTERREICH : KAMPTAL
Israel : Galilee
Aromatic notes of crunchy apricot, floral bosc pear with a touch of pithy lemon. There is some oak aging that lends a bit of vanilla in the
background. Rich and round.
Hungary : Tokaji
85% Furmint, 15% Harslevelu
FULL BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT, FLORAL, BRIGHT, RICH, NO OAK
The nose is incredibly evocative of orange blossoms and granny smith apples. The brightness sings and complements the honeyed, opulent texture of the wine. Very crisp limestone minerality with a lively freshness.
South Africa : Western Cape : Simonsberg-Stellenbosch
MEDIUM BODIED, RED FRUIT, PURPLE FLOWERS, BRIGHT, USED OAK
A gentle expression of Pinotage that shows the beautiful marriage of Pinot Noir & Cinsault. Aromas of dried savory, mulberry, cassis liqueur and forest floor. On the palate, it is velvety smooth with brightness, delicate hint of smoke and baking cocoa.
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Slovenia : Primorska : Goriska Brda
MEDIUM BODIED, FLORAL, ORCHARD FRUIT, NEUTRAL OAK
Turkish delight & marmalade in the nose, with cherry, pear, geranium, & hints of ginger. Palate balanced with dense fruit flavors framed by light tannins, mineral, & fresh acidity. Skin macerated for 30 days, hand harvested, indigenous yeast.
South Africa : Western Cape
76% Chenin Blanc, 24% Semillon
MD-FULL BODIED, STONE FRUIT, MELON, CITRUS, FLORAL, SOME OAK
A unique blend of Chenin Blanc and Semillon that brings together the opulence roundness of one with the floral, textural glory of the other. Grapefruit zest, pear blossoms, ripe summer peach with hints of wildflower honey and vanilla.
South Africa : Western Cape
MED-FULL BODIED, STONE FRUIT, CITRUS, NUTTY, NEUTRAL OAK
Aromas of toasty almond and walnut skin combined with waxy white blossoms and grapefruit zest arise from the glass. On the palate, bright lemon zest intermingle with apple blossom, ripe summer peach and golden delicious apple with a touch of baking spice.
Israel : Judean Hills
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Syrah
FULL BODIED, DARK FRUIT, COCOA, SMOKY, ELEGANT, OAK PRESENT
Aged in French oak for 12 months, this robust wine has plenty of black fruit and herbal notes on its rich nose, in addition to the earthiness. There is some smoky oak to the dark fruit backed by a bold tannic structure.
$33AUSTRIA : BURGENLAND : MITTELBURGENLAND
South Africa : Western Cape :
Coastal Region : Franschhoek
72% Syrah, 13% Cab Sauv, 7% Grenache,
6% Cinsault, 2% Viognier
FULL BODIED, RED/BLACK FRUIT, SPICE, VANILLA, OAK PRESENT
Highly aromatic nose melds blackberry, licorice, menthol, and spice cake. Sweet and supple but juicy with harmonious acidity framing and intensifying the dark fruit and spice.
Chile : Maipo Valley
FULL-BODIED, DARK FRUIT, BOLD, SPICE, ROUND TANNIN, OAK PRESENT
What a great expression of Chilean terroir in such an unassuming package. The nose offers up smoky spice, dark berry fruit and hints of violet. The palate is lush and rich with brambleberry, blackberry, and fig notes with a slight dried herb quality. The finish is juicy and heavenly. ¡Buena onda!
South Africa : Western Cape : Walker Bay
MEDIUM BODY, BLACK CHERRY, SILKY TANNIN, BRIGHT, OAK
Black cherry, black berry, black raspberry, vanilla, vanilla, sage, and nutmeg. Palate is silky with dense sappy fruit, fresh acidity giving the wine great lift and underlying minerality leading to the long, sapid finish.
FOOD PAIRING: Poultry & Pork
HUNGARY : TOKAJI : 2009
Furmint, H•_àrslevel_, Muscat de Lunel
SWEET, FULL BODIED, HONEYED, RICH, STONE FRUIT, OLDER OAK
Honeyed apricot in the nose with hints of orange peal. The palate is lush and creamy with a silky texture. Rich botrytis notes, orange and apricot, juicy and long with depth and style.
FOOD PAIRING: Aged cheese