Spring Wine Selections Made by Women (+ Zoom Tasting Class)
A $106 retail value, this pack includes 4 delicious springtime winesmade by women. Each has been selected by Margaret Perry of WilliamsCorner Wines. With each wine pack purchase, guests will receive aninvitation to a Zoom tasting with Margaret on Friday, March 19 at6:30pm.
Castell d'Age ROSAT, Pinot Noir Brut Rosé Cava, Catalonia, Spain, NV (750 ml) / $22
Three generations of bold women-- Aurelia, Anne Marie, and Olivia --have spearheaded Castell d'Age -- in Penedes -- making some of theloveliest Cava in the region. Farming organically and bio-dynamically,the Rosat is a rare 100% Pinot Noir Cava, bursting with fresh strawberry, rose petal, and a nice core minerality that Cava is knownfor.
Blenheim Vineyards Virginia, Gruner Veltliner, Virginia, 2019 (750 ml) / $28
Blenheim Winemaker Kirsty Harmon is an experimenter -- both in and outof the vineyard -- and the Gruner Veltliner was 100% an experiment.Generally it is grown in cooler climates than central Virginia, butBlenheim is always eager to try out new varieties in their historicestate. Kirsty makes the wine simply, allowing it's varietal characterto shine: ripe green apple, pear, a little white pepper, and ginger.
Vignoble des 2 Lunes, "Perigee," Pinot Noir, Alsace, France, 2019 (750 ml) / $28
The "2 Lunes" (Moons) of the winery's name are Amelie and Cecile --sisters who took over their family estate in 1996, and converted it tobiodynamics. It's been in the family since 1723, and continue to farmtheir estate by hand. This is a gorgeous spring Pinot Noir, withbright red pie cherry, and a little cola spice. Elegant and crisp andjoyful.
Omero Moretti, Umbria Rosso “Terre di Giano,” Sangiovese/CiliegioloBlend, Umbria, Italy, 2018 (750 ml) / $28
From an estate in Umbria, Guisy Moretti joins her father in makingexpressive and approachable Italian wines, including this Sangioveseblend, which is as good a pizza wine as it is a pot roast or bolognesewine. They farm by hand and make their wine as simply as possible,fermenting in stainless steel. Organic and vegan.