CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COUNTY : RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
FULL-BODIED, GREEN APPLE, WHITE PEACH, CITRUS, MINERAL, TOAST, BUTTER, OAK
100% Chardonnay from several Sonoma vineyards. Rich and silky yet structured, with ample fruit on the nose and palate (Meyer lemon, melon, Asian pear, and quince) balanced by sweet and savory oaky notes (toast, sweet cream, white pepper), clean mineral character, and lively acidity. Natural fermentation w/ native yeasts for 12 mos in French oak barrel followed by 6 mos spent in stainless steel. Unfined/unfiltered.
ECOLOGY : Sustainable
PAIRING : Dungeness Crab Boil with Drawn Butter
ITALY : TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE : VIGNETI DELLE DOLOMITI
LIGHT-BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT, CRISP, NO OAK
Expressive aromas of white apple blossoms; ripe yellow apple with lime zest and orange pith on the palate. Good finish.
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ARGENTINA : MENDOZA : UCO VALLEY
MED-BODIED, PEACH, GOOSEBERRY, GREEN APPLE, HERBS, DRY, NO OAK
A fresh, lively, and fruity Brut Nature BdB that combines French sparkling wine heritage with Argentina’s unique terroir. Fun fact: Alta Vista was the first winery in Argentina to produce single vineyard wines! Their Brut Nature is made from 100% Chardonnay grapes, 50% of which is estate fruit sourced from the Albaneve estate vineyard in the Uco Valley.
FOOD PAIRING: Cheese & Nut Plate with Fresh Farm Preserves
ARGENTINA : SALTA : VALLE DE CAFAYATE
Riesling (80%), Torrontés (20%)
MED-BODIED, PINEAPPLE, CITRUS, GREEN APPLE, MINERAL, NO OAK
Torrontés and Riesling make an unusual but complementary pairing in this lightly sweet, sophisticated and fruit-forward bubbly (Torrontés is responsible for the orange blossom, Riesling for the tropical fruit) from the high-altitude plains of the Calchaqui Valleys in Salta, Argentina.
FARMING : Sustainable
PAIRING : Brunch (with or without OJ)