March 2024

March 2024

Gold March 2024

1. Acri Wines Nebbiolo

Acri Wine Company specializes in low intervention, varietal-driven wines, highlighting sustainably farmed fruit from family-owned vineyards throughout Southern California. They constantly seek the finest vineyards and varietals in the region. All of their label artwork is created by Los Angeles native Gary Ward. This Nebbiolo is light on it's feet compared to more traditional wines of the same varietal while maintaining a beautiful depth and nuance, no aging necessary! We are completely charmed by this bottle - so fun to drink and share. Enjoy! 
  • Producer: Acri Wine
  • Region: San Diego, California
  • Varieties: 100% Nebbiolo
  • Alcohol: 14.2%

2. Wohlgemuthheim Emilia Riesling Kabinett

This 2022 Wagner von Wohlgemuthheim Emilia Riesling Kabinett, from terraced slopes in Merl, Germany, is spontaneously fermented in steel tanks before maturing on yeasts for 6 months. Minimally filtered with a touch of sulfur, this straw-yellow wine with green highlights boasts pome and exotic fruit aromas, vibrant acidity, and pairs excellently with bread and goat cheese.
  • Producer: Wagner von Wohlgemuthheim
  • Region: Mosel, Germany
  • Variety: 100% Riesling
  • Alcohol: 11%

3. Domaine AMI "Oeillade" 2021

AMI, founded by friends Paul Perarnau and Willy Roulendes, merges Paul's sommelier and wine sales experience with Willy's 20 years in winemaking. Launched in 2014, their Domaine now spans 2 ha in Maranges and sources 4 ha of organic grapes from Côte-d'Or. This wine, featuring Oeillade and Syrah from schist soils, combines organic farming and winemaking with aging in old barrels and stainless steel, resulting in flavors of black plums, blueberries, herbs, and exotic woods.
  • Producer: Wagner von Wohlgemuthheim
  • Region: Languedoc, France
  • Variety: Oeillade, Syrah
  • Alcohol: 11%

4. Smallfry "Tangerine Dream" Barossa Skin Contact

The 8th vintage marks winemaker's Suzi Hilder and Wayne Ahrens achievement in showcasing their vineyard's diversity, influenced by a pivotal orange wine tasting and wild yeast fermentation. Unique in Barossa for its ancient Pedro, Semillon, and Riesling vines, the wine is celebrated for its complexity and reinvention, earning high praise from wine expert Grant Dickson.
  • Producer: Smallfry Wines
  • Region: Barossa Valley, Australia
  • Variety: Semillon, Pedro Ximenes, Riesling, Roussane, Muscat
  • Alcohol: 12%
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