Vignoble Cogne Gamay (Loire valley, France) 6 bottles for $72
Fresh and very aromatic, strawberry, cherry and English toffee notes; supple yet bold and dry on the finish; textbook bistro wine.
Sparkling Herminoir by Robert Christopher (South Africa) 6 bottles for $64.80
Hanepoot (also known as Muscat d’Alexandrie) adds just the right “something special” to the dried red berry fruit of the Herminoir (Pinotage). Soft balanced tannins and Herminoir fruit are complemented by the natural sweetness of the Han.
Millbrook Chardonnay (Hudson valley, NY) 6 bottles for $86.40
Aromas of clementine, tangerine, custard and toasted almond highlight well-balanced fruit and acid levels. The soft, silky flavors have a nice minerality with notes of Honeycrisp apple and caramel that linger on the round finish. For sipping or light fare.
Elena Walch Pinot Grigio (Alto Adige, Italy) 6 bottles for $108
Captivating nose of ripe pears, white pepper and a hint of sage; well structured with a mineral character, mild acidity, good richness and very vibrant. Try with shellfish.
Domaine Gaudron Vouvray Demi-sec (Loire valley, France) 6 bottles for $86.40
Quite mineral, the palate is very elegant and suave, with a light smoky note, some quince and ripe pear flavors; bracing acidity insure freshness and balance for this easy-sipping, beautiful wine; not quite off-dry as the name implies, but rather bold and textured with a lingering fruity feel. For poultry, fatty fish, oriental food, but also a great cocktail wine.
Altes Schlosschen Elegance Riesling Trocken (Pfalz, Germany) 6 bottles for $108
Delicate aromas and flavors of citrus, white peaches and green apple, medium bodied with a mineral character and a fresh long crispy finish; classical Riesling at its best. Perfect with sushi.