Domaine Estelle Sauvion has been making some of the best Muscadet for years now. Since becoming certified organic in 1996 and using a unique approach of aging the wine in large ‘foudres’ (oak barrels) they are making Muscadet that really delivers a unique experience. Pair with oysters.
You’re hosting a party and you want a white wine that will please the crowd and not hurt the wallet. But, you also don’t want some jug-wine plonk from the aisle. Eric Chevalier has you covered. The fourth generation to farm these vineyards in the Atlantic-influenced region of Muscadet in Frances Loire Valley. This bottle is the perfect example of Eric’s ability to create wines of great character and finesse without any bells and whistles just high-quality wine for a little bit of coin.
Notes of honey, petrol, and lilies greet you on the nose. Bright acidity balances out the honeyed notes on the palate. It’s stony and fresh with lemon and petrol flavors. It makes for a wonderful aperitif but will easily glide into dinner as well - chicken, seafood, spicy dishes.
When we think “old World Chardonnay” our minds immediately head to Burgundy, but this Piemontese Chardonnay is a close second! The high altitude of these vines brings lightness, brightness, and freshness to this mineral-driven expression of Chardonnay.
Sparkling Chenin Blanc is one of the best ways to get any party started. This wine is orchard fruited, floral, and spunky - perfect for your next get together. Sebastien Brunet converted his family estate to organics in 2006 and the wines are only getting better for it.
The Favorita grape is quite rare, even in Piedmont. Genetically identical to Ligurian Vermentino, it bears a nose of intensely perfumed pear, with serious freshness & considerable minerality. It’s easy on the palate & the wallet, as well as a downright crushable Italian white, perfect for a wide array of dishes.
Between vegetable farming and tinkering with his motorcycle, Régis Minet makes beautiful, precise, textbook Loire Sauvignon Blanc. You couldn't ask for a better summer white to accompany you poolside or paired with Sage Farm Sterling cheese!
It’s challenging to create a balanced Chardonnay. In warmer regions or vintages it can be dull & flabby, which is why Jouclary goes to great lengths to preserve the innate freshness of Chardonnay. Grapes are picked in the cool morning, undergo low temperature fermentations, and never touch oak.
Domaine Gallety is perhaps the most esteemed champion of the Côtes du Vivarais, an A.O.C. that lies directly between the Northern and Southern Rhône. Their blanc possesses the luscious silken texture typical of Rhône whites, along with delicate aromatics of chamomile tea and honeysuckle blossoms.
Catherine Le Goeuil is known as a trailblazing & persistent winemaker, as she’s thrived in the face of challenges as a grower. Her CdR Blanc shows pure balance with notes of lemon-lime citrus. Throw some chicken on the grill & pull the cork on this bottle, because it’s made for grilling season.
Whites from Bordeaux are widely misunderstood and underappreciated. This delicious blend of Semillon and Muscadelle is floral, aromatic, and bright. 100% organic, this wine is perfect for your next Szechuan takeout dinner.
The often overlooked region of Marches is finally center stage here - with this 100% Verdicchio vinified in stainless steel tanks, the terroir gets to express itself. This wine is crisp, clean, and pure, perfect for easy drinking on a weeknight.
Bengoetxe is the only winery from the Denomination of Origin Getaria Txakolina that produces organic txakoli guaranteeing its production without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers. On top of that, it’s perfectly quaffable, thirst-quenching, and refreshing.
In 1997, André Ostertag decided to substantially cut down on yields and farm his remaining vines biodynamically. Since then, he has enjoyed critical and personal success in producing delicious and honest wines that have a quintessential Alsace personality. This is bone-dry, clean Riesling at its very best.
Ask any sommelier, and they will tell you Chenin Blanc on Schist soil is an absolute dream come true. Here in Anjou, that’s exactly what we’re working with. The mild climate and Maritime influence of Anjou, paired with the mouth watering acidity and gorgeous orchard fruited characters of Chenin Blanc deliver way above its price point.
Just north of Barcelona along the Mediterranean coast, you’ll find Oriol Artigas’ white granite soil vineyards. ‘La Rumbera’ ferments on its indigenous yeasts & reflects a distinctive maritime character with the ocean influence. Wild, floral, saline & absolutely fresh. Pair with seafood.
The village of Rosswag is often forgotten in the conversation about German wines. 99% of grapes go directly to village coops. The other 1% goes to the wines of Olympia and Hannes Roterfaden. They use the old vines, steep slopes, and lack of preconceived notions of what Rosswag wines should taste like, to their advantage.
This father-son duo produces wines that are true to themselves. Using traditional grapes from the Lazio region, Malvasia brings florals and brightness while Trebbiano creates harmony with its strength. 7 days skin contact & aged in fiberglass, this wine is great with a summertime sweet & sour soup.
Juan Antonio Ponce is a winemaker committed to organic and biodynamic farming. The result? A bright and crisp wine with notes of citrus, green apple, crushed rock and a hint of grass. Pair with shellfish and asparagus. You won’t be able to help ‘gulping’ this wine down.
A blend of all the “noble grapes” of Alsace: Pinot blanc, Muscat, Chasselas, & Riesling - this is the perfect white for rich winter fare. The style in Alsace veers toward producing drier, more intensely mineral whites. This is no exception with charming notes of orchard fruits, white flowers, and chalky minerals.
This lively white is mostly Albillo sourced from the mountains west of Madrid. 4 Monos (4 Monkeys) is a project of 4 naturally minded winemaking friends looking to produce typical, delicious wines that speak of the region. This one is fresh and zesty with notes of citrus and minerals.
Stein Riesling St. Aldegunder Himmelreich Kabinett Feinherb 2016
Italian grape varietals have found a new home in Australia. It’s no wonder, as these grapes love the sun and the Australian climate has an abundance to offer! This vermentino is bursting with aromas of stone fruits, citrus and sea breeze. Bright acidity brings balance to this refreshing bottle.
Winemaker Rafael Tirado is making some wines that we can get behind, and at a great price. Using Riesling, Chardonnay and Semillon, this lightweight wine is refreshing with stunning acidity, crisp orchard fruits, and white flowers. Bring this bottle to your friends dinner party as an aperitif and enjoy!
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