Les Filets White Blend Piquepoul & Terret 2022

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Les Filets
Fanciful Name: Piquepoul & Terret
Varietal: White Blend
Vintage: 2022
Country of Origin: France
Appellation: Côtes de Thau
Retail Price: $12.99

Tasting Notes: From one of the oldest planted vineyard areas, Cotes de Thau, this wine is a solid choice for piquepoul fans. It’s golden yellow with notes of mango, lemon curd and a minerality that lends it a crisp and refreshing finish.
Les Filets White Blend Piquepoul & Terret 2022

Vinhos Sogrape White Blend Nobilis

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Vinhos Sogrape
Fanciful Name: Nobilis
Varietal: White Blend
Country of Origin: Portugal
Appellation: Vinho Verde
Retail Price: $10.99

Tasting Notes: Pale yellow gold color with aromas of citrus, orange and grapefruit rinds. This is a “better for you” take on vinho verde with a lower 9% alcohol and only 84 calories. The palate is light and almost effervescent with a light lime zest finish.
Vinhos Sogrape White Blend Nobilis

Susana Balbo White Blend Brioso White 2021

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Susana Balbo
Fanciful Name: Brioso White
Varietal: White Blend
Vintage: 2021
Country of Origin: Argentina
Appellation: Valle de Uco
Retail Price: $29.00

Tasting Notes: This blend of semillón, sauvignon blanc and torrontés is a pale gold, with slight green notes in appearance. The nose is an attractive blend of stone fruit, citrus and fresh cut grass. It has great acidity with a lush mouthfeel, and a long, balanced finish.
Susana Balbo White Blend Brioso White 2021

Saint Cosme Little James’ Basket Press White 2020

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Saint Cosme
Fanciful Name: Little James' Basket Press White
Varietal: White Blend
Vintage: 2020
Country of Origin: France
Appellation: Vin de Pays d'Oc
Retail Price: $15.95

Tasting Notes: 50/50 viognier-sauvignon blanc. Sourced from Pays d’Oc, the Saint Cosme vineyards of the Rhone Valley produce this crisp, complex delight. Aromatic with stone fruit notes and a touch of mango. The nose is aromatic, and the palate is on the rich side. A great pairing for fried or grilled fish.
Saint Cosme Little James’ Basket Press White 2020

Marc Portaz White Blend 2020

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Marc Portaz
Varietal: White Blend
Vintage: 2020
Country of Origin: France
Appellation: Vin de Savoie Apremont
Retail Price: $13.00

Tasting Notes: Quiet and shy at first, then this dry (slightly acidic) white wine opens up to show a great deal of body, along with a flinty, steely note on the palate. The wine also shows notes of citrus peel and white pepper. Bring on the food or the fondue. 11.5% ABV. 
Marc Portaz White Blend 2020

Casale Marchese White Blend

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Casale Marchese
Varietal: White Blend
Country of Origin: Italy
Appellation: Frascati Superiore
Retail Price: $13.49

Tasting Notes: Floral and fresh on the nose, crisp and slightly honeyed on the palate, showing its stainless-steel aging. Notes of Granny Smith apple, and volcanic soil. Long, lingering, mouthwatering finish.
Casale Marchese White Blend

Bodegas Naia Las Brisas Verdejo Rueda

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Bodegas Naia
Fanciful Name: Las Brisas
Varietal: White Blend
Vintage: NV
Country of Origin: Spain
Appellation: Rueda
Retail Price: $16.95

Tasting Notes: Rueda produces the best Verdejo in Spain and this wine is no exception. Very complex nose and palate filled with pear, lime, grapefruit and balanced with good acid and just a touch of peachy sweetness. Your spring/summer pour for hot and spicy foods.
Bodegas Naia Las Brisas Verdejo Rueda