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2016 Bodegas Inteus Rioja Joven ‘Aviadores del Terruno’, Spain

2016 Bodegas Inteus Rioja Joven ‘Aviadores del Terruno’, Spain
$16.99

Luís Palacio’s father was responsible for planting the first certified organic vineyard in Rioja in 1980.  He quickly converted the rest of his family’s holdings after seeing the results in the vineyard.  Today, Luís carefully tends to his vineyards and uses a plot of 150 year old own-rooted Graciano and Tempranillo Peludo vines to provide the genetic material for maintaining and propagating new vines.  This simple Rioja Joven comes from vines planted in Rioja Alavesa and is 100% Tempranillo.&nbs

2016 Mourgues du Gres ‘Galets Rouge’, Costières de Nîmes

2016 Mourgues du Gres ‘Galets Rouge’, Costières de Nîmes
$14.99

The vineyards of Costières de Nîmes share some of the same galets, or round flat stones that are famous for the wines of Châteauneuf du Pape.  Mourgues du Gres is located on the Mediterranean plateau of Beaucaire with both northern and southern sun exposure.  The Rhône River adds its influence from just a few miles away and the vines are all cared for with certified organic standards in mind.  The wines are fermented and aged in stainless steel for early drinking.  The Rouge is predominantly

2015 Luzon Blanco, Jumilla

2015 Luzon Blanco, Jumilla
$8.99

The Luzón winery is a leading producer of wine in the DO of Jumilla, situated in the south-eastern part of Spain.  The area sits on a high plateau surrounded by mountains with a continental climate that receives some of its temperature moderation from the Mediterranean.  This refreshing white blend is a combination of Macabeo and Airén, both planted on soils that are coarse in texture with stones, clay, and limestone.  The winery is stocked with temperature controlled stainless steel tanks and modern equipme

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