WINES OF THE WEEK
Alois Lageder Vigneti delle Dolomiti Pinot Grigio 2020
Varietal: Pinot Grigio
Region: Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Tasting profile: A brilliant clear pale gold color. Delicate aromas of peach, melon, exotic spices, and mineral notes. Dry and medium-bodied in the mouth with rich fruit, spice, and fresh acidity.
Food pairing: pesto pasta, grilled chicken, creamy sauces.
Balgera Alpi Retiche Nebbiolo
Region: Lombardy, Italy
Tasting profile: Organically grown 100% Nebbiolo in granite, serpentine, and gneiss soil. Locally called Chiavennasca. Notes of fresh berries, flowers, and rich minerality.
Food pairing: Olives, prosciutto, meaty lasagna, pizza
Abbazia di Novacella Kerner 2019
Region: Alto Adige Valle Isarco, Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy
Tasting profile: Organically farmed vineyards. A pale lemon-colored white wine. Aromas of apple, peach, apricot, and tangerine. A very lively and juicy palate with fresh stone fruits and a minerally finish.
Food pairing: Shellfish and light pasta dishes.