Sometimes, 750ml is just not enough
2017 COTE MAS ROUGE, LANGUEDOC, FRANCE $12
Jean-Claude Mas has blazed the trail for premium winemaking in the Languedoc region of the South of France. Since taking the helm of the centuries-old Domaines Paul Mas in 2000, his driving mission has been to use only premium quality grapes to craft superior wines with a modern, New World flair. Above all else, this innovative, fourth-generation vintner strives to make wines with authenticity and refinement, the end result of which is a family of magnificently charming wines that burst with personality and express their unique terroir.
2017 DER POLLERHOF GRUNER VELTLINER, WEINLAND, AUSTRIA $12
Subtle nuances of fresh lemon grass, lively acidity, spicy, white pepper, harmonious sugar acidity-balance, congenial primary fruit in the finish. Sustainable agriculture.
2016 IL JEFE "GRANDE" TEMPRANILLO, CASTILLA LEON, SPAIN $16 (ORGANIC)
2017 HANDWERK GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA $15
2017 PRATSCH GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA $16 (BIODYNAMIC)
2017 INNOVACION MALBEC/TEMPRANILLO, MENDOZA, ARGENTINA $12 (SUSTAINABLE/VEGAN)
This 70% Tempranillo, 30% Malbec blend exudes aromas of red fruit, berries, plums, and violets. It has a good entry on the palate, soft tannins, and good acidity on the finish.
2017 GULP/HABLO GARNACHA, LA MANCHA, SPAIN $12 (ORGANIC)
one of our best finds! 100% certified organic Garnacha
2017 COTE MAS BLANC, LANGUEDOC, FRANCE $12
a liter of absolute joy! Grenache blanc, chardonnay and viognier from the sunny south.
2018 LUSTIG GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA $12 ARRIVES (ORGANIC)
neighborhood favorite! zesty, citrusy, crisp,etc.!
2017 KURT DARTING DURKHEIMER NONNENGARTEN RIESLING KABINETT, PFALZ, GERMANY $22
2017 THEO MINGES RIESLING HALBTROCKEN, PFALZ, GERMANY $19
FAMILiE BAUER GRUNER VELTLINER, AUSTRIA $15 (BIODYNAMIC)
From their main vineyards in lower Austria, the grapes are hand-harvested in early October, vineyard sorted, whole-cluster pressed followed by fermentation in stainless steel with ambient yeasts that last for two weeks and rested on lees until end of November. Aged in stainless steel for three months and filtered. SUSTAINABLE
2018 FAMILIE BAUER ZWEIGELT ROSE, AUSTRIA $13 (BIODYNAMIC)
FAMILIE BAUER ZWEIGELT, AUSTRIA $15 (BIODYNAMIC)
From vines planted in the Grossriedenthal, the grapes are hand-harvested in early October with vineyard sorting, de-stemmed, spend 8-10 days on the skins followed by fermentation in stainless steel with ambient yeasts; rested on lees until end of January. Aged in stainless steel for six months and filtered. Organic/sustainable
2016 WEINGUT WINTER RIESLING TROCKEN RHEINHESSEN, GERMANY $17
a dry, full-flavored Riesling with a superb long finish and tasty earthy fruitiness. Rheinhessen wines at their best show soil rather than, say, the minerality that Mosels show. Here you get lovely fruit, good texture and a clean, snappy earthiness that is quite unique. Remarkable density for a liter wine.
2016 DOMINIQUE PIRON COTEAUX BOURGUINONS, BURGUNDY, FRANCE $17 (SUSTAINABLE)
-Starting with the Romans, wine growing has developed since the 3rd century. Dominique Piron’s oldest known ancestor was born in Morgon en 1590. Since then, there have been 14 generations of wine growers in the family. In a vineyard with difficult terrain− 30% steep slopes and a virtual patchwork of parcels, Dominique Piron is engaged in sustainable winegrowing. On winegrowing land filled with old broken-down granite and schist, the watchwords are natural balance and biodiversity. The ultimate goal is to create terroir driven wines, wines of character, that remain fruity, subtle and elegant. 100% Gamay Noir.