FRANCE : LOIRE VALLEY : COTEAUX DU GIENNOIS
Pinot Noir, Gamay
LIGHT-BODIED, RASPBERRIES, RED CHERRY, GRASS, EARTH, MINERALITY, NO OAK
Light and vibrant, with crunchy red fruit and soft tannin: ‘Les Beaux Jours’ is a snapshot of the “freakishly great” 2019 vintage in the Loire Valley from the young and talented Emille Balland, who started his own domaine in 1999. 70% Pinot Noir and 30% Gamay from 50-60 year old vines in the calcareous soils of Coteaux du Giennois. Undergoes 5 day maceration with natural yeast fermentation in stainless steel. Light filtration before bottling.
ECOLOGY: Practicing Organic
FOOD PAIRING: Pizza Bianca with Arugula and Bacon
ITALY : PROSECCO : TREVISIO
LIGHT-BODIED, DRY, CRISP, WILD APPLE, FLORAL, HONEY, NO OAK
Tullia is another of our all-time favorite dry-yet-fruity affordable bubbles! Straw yellow in color, with an intensely fruity and fresh bouquet reminiscent of spear wood flowers, wisteria, wild apple, and mountain honey, plus a fine and persistent perlage... honestly, what’s not to love about it?
FOOD PAIRING: Strawberry Stuffed French Toast
$15NEW ZEALAND : MARLBOROUGH
FRANCE : LANGUEDOC-ROUSSILLON
MEDIUM BODIED, ROUND, EASY, WHITE FRUIT, NO OAK
USA : CALIFORNIA
DRY, MEDIUM BODIED, DARK FRUIT, SMOOTH