Weingut J. & H.A. Strub Niersteiner Brückchen Riesling Kabinett 2016
|Region||Germany, Rheinhessen, Nierstein|
|Brand||Weingut J. & H.A. Strub|
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
Terres Blondes Val De Loire Gamay 2019 750mlJean-Sébastien Marionnet makes incredible wines at his domaine and is now making this vibrant Gamay from sourced fruit from the Touraine. Medium-bodied, dry. A floral nose followed by a palate of red berries, pomegranate, and minerals. The perfumed finish is crisp and dry with soft tannins.
Domaine de L'Hortus Le Loup Y Es-tu? Blanc 2019 750mlSOIL : 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.
Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc 2018 750mlA 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.