Here’s a luscious seasonal favorite featuring fragrant, fruity aromas followed by flavors of peach and ripe apricot, with hints of citrus and a refreshing sweetness leading to a bright, crisp finish. Made to sip on a sunny afternoon near the pool, or serve it as a perfect complement to a light chicken or crab salad, a hearty vegetarian pizza, fresh fruit and mild chesses, or a classic dessert like strawberry cheesecake or apple crisp.
The EQ stands for Equilibrium...balance - the balance of vineyards, winemaking and environment. The 2010 vintage grapes come from different biodynamic and organically-managed fields, located in Chile’s Valle de Rosario, close to Matetic’s state-of-the-art winery facilities. The wine has straw-like pale yellow color with pleasant aromas of mixed minerals, soft flowers and ripe tropical fruit that lead to correspondingly flavors on the palate. Its potent acidity achieves the perfect balance with its intense flavors.
This wonderful Chardonnay is a limited production wine created as a tribute to one of California's pioneering vineyard families. It has a refreshing "say no to oak" style – bright and light with citrus, apple and tropical fruit aromas and flavors. A gentle acidity adds structure while allowing the delicate fruit flavors to shine. Versatile and food-friendly, it makes a good choice with seafood, poultry, or pasta dishes with butter-based sauces.
The wine has a brilliant yellow color with green glints. Aromas of white fruits such as peaches and Granny Smith apples, as well as hints of citrus and box-tree, entice one into the glass. On the first sip, the wine is lively and leaves a long pleasant aftertaste.
A wonderful medium-bodied wine, offering aromas of refreshing citrus, green apple and pear. Crisp lemon and other citrus notes blend harmoniously with a taste of honey and a hint of vanilla providing a full mouth feel, and leading to a lively finish.
This is the debut of a California white wine blend from one of our favorite wineries. Crisp and light with a wonderful natural acidity due to its 85% French Colombard content. Opens with inviting fruit and floral aromas of white peach and sweet mango with subtle touches of fresh jasmine blossom and white chai tea. Ripe, juicy flavors include nectarine and grapefruit. A bright, slightly off-dry flavor profile lingers well through a clean, refreshing finish.
La Petite Tour wines were introduced more than 30 years ago. This blend of white grapes has remained the family's favorite. It was only made in small lots for their own table, until now. Exclusive to Wine Insiders, it is a delicately aromatic, medium-bodied wine with flavors of ripe pear and surprisingly bright citrus notes. And, it’s a versatile food wine, that pairs well with fish, grilled chicken or vegetables.
Nestled away in the stunning Dolomite Mountains of northern Italy, the Luisi Winery creates its own brand of magic from its lush vineyards. This lovely Pinot Grigio exhibits tremendous depth of fruit and style (white peach and slate-like), with pretty white flower notes, crisp and lingering. Bold, ripe flavors and aromas create a wine much richer than the usual Pinot Grigio.
A vibrant and zesty mouthfeel is balanced by flavors of sweet grapefruit zest, tangerine, stone fruit and lemon with just a hint of fresh herbs. It finishes long and bright with a touch of citrus and melon.
The wine is bright, pale yellow in color with green highlights delivering an intense nose of citrus and green apples, with a hint of grass. It delivers corresponding fruit flavors and richly aromatic and spicy mineral notes.
Attractive soft pale green- yellow in color, the wine is aromatically complex with alluring hints of vanilla, apples and spices. These enticing aromas lead to similar flavors and added subtle nuances of coconut and cloves. There is a rich, silky mouth-feel, with a refreshing acid balance and a long, pleasant finish.
A wine with light yellow color, that entices with delicate aromas of mandarin orange, apples and tropical fruits. Feature flavors that are fresh and round on the palate, highlighted by honey notes, finishing with a clean, refreshing acidity.
Inviting citrus, apple and pear aromas with a light touch of honeycomb. On the palate a strong line of lemon and lime acidity is balanced by a rich texture and flavors of orange rind, apricot and passion fruit. A deliciously refreshing Sauvignon Blanc through to the long persistent grapefruit marmalade finish.
A refreshing blend of Grenache Blanc and Viognier grapes, from the winery’s vineyards in the Santa Ynez Valley. Aromas and flavors exhibit herbs and spice that play nicely with food. The Grenache Blanc component adds acidity and structure to the wine, while the Viognier adds fruit on the palate and a tangible voluptuousness.
Grown in a sunny, protected valley in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this treat showcases the flavors of a warmer weather Sauvignon Blanc, with a touch of Semillon for depth. Fresh and zesty with aromas of melon, freshly cut grass, green apple, sweet citrus zest and fig, this wine has a brisk acidity that carries its fruit and herbal flavors through a refreshing finish. Serve with fresh goat cheese, seafood or vegetarian dishes.