Ferrari Trento DOC Brut ($24.99): From 100% chardonnay grown at high altitudes in Trentino, this is one of the best sparkling wines in all of Italy. Made in the traditional champagne method, the Ferrari shows ripe orchard and stone fruits, as well as white flowers. Perfect with a charcuterie platter or pizza.
Trimbach Riesling ($17.99):
Since 1626 with 12 generations of experience, Trimbach has become synonymous with great dry, Alsatian riesling. With aromas of ginger, baking spices, white flowers, and stone and tropical fruits, this benchmark white is multidimensional and pairs easily with a variety of fishes and light poultry.
Paul Mas Coteaux du Languedoc Clos de Mures ($19.99): Inky and opaque with a heady profusion of aromas including plum, violet and boysenberry. Structured and generous on a palate painted in broad strokes of ripe dark fruit chased with garrigues and a hint of sandalwood. A lingering finish of supple tannins completes this tour de force.
Chateau Greysac Medoc ($20.99): A blend of five vineyards, some of which go into single-vineyard designates, this is a well made, structured wine, offering layers of black cherry and subtle earth around soft, velvety tannins. The finish highlights black pepper spice with dark chocolate chaser.