We hope you can join us in-store on Thursday April 14th as we welcome Polaner with three amazing values, and each is a new favorite at the shop! We begin with a classic Vermentino from Italy before moving to California with an unoaked Chardonnay, and finally we return to Italy with a very solid Sangiovese. Our weekly tastings are always free and very casual - just pop in between 6pm and 8pm to try some great wine.
Il Torchio - Vermentino Il Bianco 2020 750ml (12% ABV)
Lively nose, Tropical fruit, tart, pineapple rind, herbaceous, eucalyptus essence. Very clean profile - delicious on its own but also super versatile with food.
Foxglove has become one of the great value labels made in California. 79.5% sourced from rolling hills in Los Alamos in Santa Barbara County, 11% Greenfield Monterey County, and 9.5% Paso Robles. The soil is a sandy loam in Santa Barbara, and loam in San Luis Obispo and Monterey.
Vinified entirely in stainless steel - lees stirred, no oak, no malo-lactic fermentation.
Podere La Berta - Sangiovese di Romagna Berta (2020) 750mL (13% ABV)
This 100% Sangiovese is a nice juicy Italian red with notes of ripe cranberries, roasted tomatoes, red peppers, herbs and bloody gravel. Good acidity, exquisite balance, salinity, present tannins. Sourced from estate vineyards in Brisighella with ideal soil of clay, marine deposit, and marl.
Organic, hand harvested, fermented and matured in steel (no oak!) for 3-4 months What a great buy!