SLOVAKIA : STÚROVSKY
MED-BODIED, DRY, CITRUS, RIPE APPLE, PEAR, HONEY, PETROL, FLORAL, MINERAL, NO OAK
An absolute must-try if you’re into Pfalz or Rheinhessen-style Rieslings!
Château Belá is an ancient property located on the banks of Danube River in southern Slovakia, where the first vines were planted by the Romans. Today, (FYI: Slovakia has been operating under EU wine laws since 2005) the Château works in collaboration with Ergon Müller and Miroslav Petrech, celebrated winemakers from Germany and the Slovak Republic, to produce Rieslings (and some Cabernet Sauvignon) that rival the great wines of Germany, Austria, and Alsace. Drink now or hold.
FARMING : Sustainable
PAIRING : Sushi & Sashimi
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.
FRANCE : CHAMPAGNE : VALLÉ DE LA MARNE
Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier
FULL-BODIED, GOLDEN APPLE, HONEY, DOUGH, SPICE, TEA, OAK
Completely stunning grower Champagne for an unbeatable value!
…The 'Assemblage' from Champagne André Heucq is plush and luxurious, with deliciously rich, over-ripe and baked golden apple, candied fruit, white pepper, and warm bready/toasty notes laid over a soft, creamy mousse.
FARMING : Organic, Certified Biodynamic
PAIRING : Sugar-and-Spice Candied Nuts