Lamberti Sparkling Rose ($12.99): A blend of pinot bianco, pinot nero and raboso from the best vineyards in Treviso, this easy, fresh sparkler has aromas of fresh strawberries, raspberries, and a hint of spice, with a soft, round mousse, making a great aperitif or an easy pairing for raw bar.
Hugel Pinot Blanc ‘Les Amours’ ($14.99): From one of the most esteemed domaine in Alsace, this pinot blanc is a benchmark for dry wine in the region. Medium-bodied and round, yet with a backbone of acidity, this white is extremely well-balanced and with aromas of white flowers and stone fruits.
Bethel Heights Estate Pinot Noir ($29.89): Floral black pepper and warm Christmas spice frame red fruit aromas of currant and pomegranate. The palate enjoys volume without heavy weight, and the punchy red fruits carry a savory depth that fills the front, mid, and back palate. The finish is lengthy and high toned.
Big Basin Homestead ($29.99): A blend from various cool climate vineyards throughout Santa Cruz and Monterey, this Rhone blend has incredible texture and finesse, with loads of black and red fruits on the nose, a rich palate, yet a refreshing, soft finish. One of the best new producers in California.