Verdejo Liter, Gulp/Hablo 2019 $15 (La Mancha, Spain)Biodynamic Verdejo grown by the Parra family and made by Juan-Antonio Ponce. Crisp and bright with ripe apple and citrus. Proper patio pounder and total crowd pleaser.
Cheverny Blanc "Pure", Domaine des Huards 2018 $18 (Loire, France) 85% Sauvignon Blanc and 15% Chardonnay from 25 year old biodynamic vineyards, hand harvested and wild fermented, then aged on the lees in steel for 5 months, before bottling lightly filtered with minimal sulfur added. Zippy and fresh with citrus and white flowers.
Blanc Seleccio, Huguet de Can Feixes 2019 $18 (Penedes, Spain) This is a blend of Parellada, Macabeu, Chardonnay and a little Malvasia de Sitges, all from biodynamic vineyards high up in the hills of Penedes, all hand harvested and wild fermented, aged in steel, then bottled unfiltered with minimal sulfur added. Crisp and fresh with bright minerality.
3 Macabeus, Albet i Noya 2018 $14 (Penedes, Spain)Macabeu from 3 different organic vineyards in Penedes, all hand harvested and wild fermented, then aged in steel and bottled unfiltered. Medium bodied crowd pleaser with crushed pears and wild flowers.
Lacryma Christi del Vesuvio Bianco "Cratere", Cantine Astroni 2018 $18 (Campania, Italy)This is a blend of Falanghina and Caprettone from organic vines planted on the volcanic slopes of Mount Vesuvius, hand harvested and wild fermented, then aged in steel on the lees and bottled unfiltered. Smokey green apple and citrus.
Assyrtiko, Stamnaki 2019 $15 (Peloponnese, Greece) Organic Assyrtiko from southern Greece made all in steel. Fresh and bright with salty citrus and sunshine.