Brundlmayer Kamptaler Terrassen Gruner Veltliner ($22.99): This Gruner comes from one of the greatest winemaker in Austria Willi Brundlmayer. It shows pears and green apples with along and a subtle note of dried herbs. The palate is rich with layers of green pear, lime, and a savory vegetal note of green pepper and watercress. The finish is long and crisp and leaves you salivating for more.
Tenuta delle Terre Nere Rosso ($22.99): Grown on the slopes of Mount Etna, a still-active volcano from ancient varietals, this Etna Rosso is a multi-vineyard blend that produces a medium- to light-bodied wine with birght aromas of red currants, strawberries, and spices. It also has a telltale mineral streak and light tannins that make it an easy pairing with fish.
Ciacci Piccolomini Rosso di Montalcino ($21.99): This wine is 100% Sangiovese, aged for a year in large French barrique. Rich, round and full-bodied, with tons of dense red berry fruit, well integrated oak notes and firm tannins that soften with a bit of air. Loamy earth notes, as well as herbal hints of sage and rosemary are there to remind you that this wine is a Sangiovese.
Mount Riley Pinot Noir ($16.99): This New Zealand Pinot Noir has a complex and exressive nose of dark plums, bright cherries and strawberries. The palate is light but juicy with plenty of ripe red fruit. The finish is long with smooth tannins with rich strawberries.