Weingut J. & H.A. Strub Niersteiner Brückchen Riesling Kabinett 2016
The "heart-piece" of the vineyard is almost pure limestone, and this is a salty and mineral wine; nice end-palate tang, with lovely balance both front-to-back and side-to-side; only free-run juice (Herzstück), so markedly clear and graceful, among the best vintages of this perennial favorite
|Region||Germany, Rheinhessen, Nierstein|
|Brand||Weingut J. & H.A. Strub|
Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc 20182018 is a wine that favors origin expressive individuality, minerality, and palate complexity ahead of pure, pungent varietal aroma. A significant percentage of fruit from clay-rich soil has added an intense mid-palate structural component and additional overall complexity to this wine.
Domaine Daniel et Denis Alary Côtes du Rhône Villages Cairanne La Brunote 2016The Alary family's involvement in viticulture and wine production dates back as far as 1692, to the reign of Louis XIV. In all, 10 generations have successively played their part in building this edifice, guided by a healthy respect for nature and for the general environment. From Grenache on the region’s “terroir garrigues” (stone terraces) and Carignan and Mourvèdre on a south facing old mountainside of blue/white clay-limestone soil.
Cepa 21 Ribera del Duero Hito 2017Dark cherry red in colour, with an intense, well defined bouquet. A base of black fruits typical of Tempranillo, ripe, but not in excess, combines with subtle toasted and balsamic ageing notes. Well-structured in the mouth with ripe, rounded tannins and a long finish.
Domaine des Aubuisieres Bernard Fouquet Vouvray Le Petit Clos 2018Entirely hand-harvested and only indigenous yeasts used. Fermented and matured in stainless steel thermo-regulated vats. Soil: Clay-limestone with a vine age of 40 years on average. Nectarine & petrol aromas, ripe apple, papaya, melon and lime zest and a few of the flavors you will encounter on the palette. Medium-bodied with tense acidity, and firm mineral notes. Food pairing suggestion : Rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), Vegetarian, Poultry, Mild and soft cheese
Castello di Verduno Bellis Perennis Pelaverga Bianco 2018Bellis Perennis is the botanist name of selvatic daisy rappresented on label. This wine is obtained from the white vinification of autochthon red variety of our village. With careful vinification it is get a white wine, fresh and floreal, perfect to appetizers and lunchs based to fish.
Podere Brizio Rosso di Montalcino 2016Colour: Ruby red with purple reflections. Nose: Very fruity, with evident cherry, prune and black cherry notes, spicy with vanilla and liquorice notes. Flavour: With a great structure, well balanced, powerful Food Pairing: Roasts, grilled meat and meat cooked on a spit, game and seasoned cheese.
Chateau Fuisse Pouilly Fuissé Tête de Cru 2017Color: Light pale yellow color with hints of green, nice and clear. Nose: Crisp and ripe, citrus, apples and lemon, almonds and smoked hazelnuts. Hints of mineral and good freshness. Mouthfeel: Fresh and forward, nice richness to the mid-palate, very classic in its definition. Lots of ripe fruits, almonds, some delicate oak, and a light smokiness. Harmony: A complete wine with nice mineral and roun dness. Good intensity, fresh with a nice volume. Pairings: Noble fish varieties (sole, turbot), Bresse poultry with morels and cream sauce, veal. Ageing Potential: Vintage + 3 to 10 years.
Markham Merlot 2016Color: Dark ruby. Aroma: Raspberry, red currant and cherry fruit meet aromas of minerals, rose petals, vanilla and baking spices. Taste: Very structured with muscle to age, the velvety texture has powerful weight to support bright cherry fruit flavors. Rich vanilla oak wraps up the finish on the palate.
Villa S. Anna Rosso di Montepulciano 2015Food Pairing: First and second courses of the Tuscan cuisine, seasoned cheeses.
St. Innocent Villages Cuvée Pinot Noir 2017
Domaine de L'Hortus Saint Guilhem Le Desert Loup Y Es-tu? Blanc 2018SOIL : Soils deeper at in lower hillside parcels, limestone bedrock VITICULTURE : Lutte raisonee. No chemical additives used in the vineyards, unless there is a threat of losing an entire vintage. VINIFICATION : Fermented in temperature controlled tanks. AGING : Aged for 4 months in tank. NOTES : Aromatically vibrant and zippy on the palate, this bright blend is a go-to summer sipper and marvelous value in the Hortus lineup.