FRANCE : LOIRE VALLEY : TOURAINE : CHEVERNY
Chardonnay, Sauvignon Gris
LIGHT-BODIED, GREEN APPLE, CITRUS, MINERAL, ALMOND, BUTTER, YEAST, NO OAK
Both lively and rich, ‘Les Carteries’ is a unique blend of Sauvignon Gris (a mutation of Sauvignon Blanc that is less aromatic, but capable of producing richer, rounder wines) and Chardonnay, hand-selected from 15-year-old vines planted on flinty clay and sand soils in a parcel of the ‘Carteries’ vineyard.
FARMING : Biodynamic; hand-harvested
WINEMAKING : Natural/low-intervention: whole-cluster fermented in tank with natural yeasts; wine remains on the lees until bottling; unfiltered; no added sulfites.
PAIR WITH : Grilled Cheese with Green Apple, Cheddar, and Turkey
FRANCE : SOUTHWEST : VIN DE PAYS DES COTES DE GASCOGNE
50% Merlot, 50% Tannat
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.