Valpolicella & Johannisburg Riesling- $119/Batch

Valpolicella:  Pale ruby colour; aromas and flavours of Bing cherries, candied strawberries, cracked black pepper and subtle vanilla; dry, light-medium bodied with juicy acidity and a clean finish. Valpolicella is typically made from three grape varieties: Corvina Veronese, Rondinella, and Molinara, rich in fruit flavours that jump out of the glass. European Oak

Food Pairing:  Valpolicella tastes great with pasta dishes and Gouda Cheese.

Johannisburg Riesling:  A zesty wine balanced between fruit and acidity. Vary from dry and crisp to medium bodied and a hint of sweet. Hints of apples, peaches, honeysuckle, floral, honey, musk, and light spice. Riesling from California tends to by dry and melony, while Johannisburg Riesling tends to be dryer with flavours of grapefruit. The German Rieslings are a pricier choice and are sweet, complex and delicate. Serving temperature: Serve at a temperature of 40º-45º F.

Food pairing:  Food friendly, Riesling is considered to be the most versatile white wine with food. An excellent aperitif, is also pairs well with oriental cuisine, seafood, chocolate, vegetarian dishes, antipasto, appetizers, asparagus, Cajun and barbecued shrimp, Cajun fish, Cajun gumbo, cannelloni with ricotta cheese, caviar, and mild cheeses like Brie.