WINES OF THE WEEK
Bodegas Ladera Sagrada, Valdeorras Godello Castelo do Papa 2019
Region: Valdeorras, Galicia, Spain
Tasting Notes: A vibrant fruity offering of citrus fruits, apple, and subtle ginger. Dry with an energetic and long finish. Made with organic practices and made vegan.
Food Pairing: Great with roasted poultry, spicy Thai dishes, and apple pie.
Nortico, Minho Alvarinho 2020
Region: Minho, Vinho Verde, Portugal
Tasting Notes: Made with sustainable practices from Ole Vineyards. This creamy white offers aromas and flavors of lime, apple, and spice followed by subtle mineral and floral notes on the finish.
Food Pairing: Great with paella and grilled shrimp.
Bodegas Ostatu, Escobal Rioja 2018
Region: Rioja, Spain
Tasting Notes: A deep ruby red color. Aromas of red and black fruits with floral and balsamic fragrances to follow. The palate is sweet with ripe fruits. Made with organic practices.
Food Pairing: Great with pork loin, red peppers, and mixed berry desserts.
Lini 910 Lambrusco dell'Emilia Labrusca Bianco
Varietal: Lambrusco Salamino
Region: Lambrusco dell’Emilia, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Tasting Notes: Renowned for its signature freshness and dry character. Aromas of bright red fruits and juicy berries balanced with minerality.
Food Pairing: Pizza, prosciutto, and roasted poultry dishes.
Gérard Bertrand Crémant de Limoux Brut 2017
Varietal: Chardonnay, Mauzac, and Chenin Blanc
Region: Limoux, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
Tasting Notes: Made with a huge commitment to organic, biodynamic, and sustainable practices in the vineyard. Notes of white flowers, honey, green apple, and toast. A crisp and elegant structure.
Food Pairing: Roast chicken, baguette, and cheese.
Nino Franco Prosecco Rustico
Region: Veneto, Italy
Tasting Notes: While it lacks the stuffing of a great Champagne its an affordable sparkling for holiday gatherings. Aromas and flavors of apple, pear, white peach, and apricot.
Food Pairing: Roasted poultry, prosciutto, and pasta dishes.