MONTRUBÍ WHITE, 2021 ORGANIC
Montrubí winery is located just 60 kilometers west of Barcelona, the bodega and vineyards are situated in the wine region of Penedès, standing at over 2,000 feet above the sea, in the Catalan PreCoastal Range. The philosophy at MontRubí is one of traditional viticulture; sustainable and environmentally friendly, albeit with a simultaneous commitment to innovation. Young and fruity in conception, the nose is very perfumed, powerful, with hints of aromatic herbs such as green fennel. Final marking with a very pleasant vegetable aftertaste, very fresh and with light mineral notes. Alc: 11.5%
90 points Peñin Guide; 91 points James Suckling
DOMAINE POCHON CROZES-HERMITAGE BLANC, 2021 ORGANIC
Etienne Pochon is one of the insider secrets in the Northern Rhone. His family tree dates back to the late 1700’s where they have farmed and crafted some of the most thrilling wines in the Northern Rhone. Made from a blend of 50% Marsanne, 50% Rousanne this wine is rich in aromas of white flowers, it is smooth and has a certain acidity, it should be enjoyed before the age of 4 years. It can be enjoyed as an aperitif but goes naturally with Dauphiné ravioli, white fish and regional cheeses; Saint-Marcellin and goat cheeses. Alc: 14%
DOMAINE LUNEAU PAPIN PIERRES BLANCHES, 2020 ORGANIC & BIODYNAMIC
Domaine Luneau Papin, stemming from the 17th century now in its 9th generation incarnation is a certified organic and bio-dynamic producer, factors that are indicators of excellence but no guarantee. In the case of this Domaine, we can confirm that their Muscadets comfortably occupy the space of ‘Best in Class’, in our view their Muscadets are as good as they get. The vines for this wine were planted in 1954 and was the original vineyard of the Papin family. This wine is dry, crisp, textured precise and thoroughly thrilling. Enjoy with Langoustines, scallop carpaccio, sea bass in a salt crust, goat cheese… Alc: 12%
"Waves of waxy textured green fruits; pears and apples in a delightful wine that outperforms just about any other white wine at this price" John Wilson Irish Times 4th June 2022.
LUIS PATO VINHA FORMAL BRANCO, 2020
Pale lemon in colour with golden hues. Full bodied and well balanced by a zesty acidity. On the nose, subtle yet crisp citrus aromas of lemon, lime and grapefruit mixed with white flowers. On the palate there is a creamy texture with buttery, toasty flavours intertwined with some hazelnut, vanilla and apricot. All counterbalanced by flinty minerality on the finish. Alc. 13%
DR. KONSTANTIN FRANK GEWURZTRAMINER, 2020
Attractive pale gold with subtle aromatics of rose petals, lychee and ginger. The palate is rich with orange blossom, honeysuckle, grapefruit and pineapple. Just slightly off-dry, with bright acidity and great balance.
TERUZZI & PUTHOD TERRE DI TUFI BIANCO, 2017
A persistent fragrance with excellent complexity. Well-balanced fruit flavours of melon and pear blend with lightly toasted wood notes. Fresh and zingy with a long finish. A remarkable wine. Alc : 12.5%