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are the April, 2015 Featured
Wines for the Wines
by Jennifer Wine Club:
Wanaka, Central Otago, New Zealand
Central Otago is the only continental climate in New
Zealand viticulture, with high ultraviolet light, long
sunshine hours, and highly refractive schist soils. The
sub-region of Lake Wanaka is more temperate relative
to the rest of Central Otago due to its proximity to
the Southern Alps.
The vivacious, thick-skinned Osteiner grape is a hybrid
of Riesling and Sylvaner that was created in Germany in
1928. The biodynamic producer Rippon Vineyard became enamored
of this rare and lustrous grape, and planted it in on their
lakeside vineyard in 1994. The generous fruit is all hand-picked
and -sorted, gravity-run and racked into tank with its
fine lees intact.
a nose and palate full of white peaches, pears, and apricot,
this is an intriguing wine with lots of zest and
minerality. Serve it with the “Crab Crostini” recipe from
by Jennifer Cookbook!
is the name of the river and of the region, an expanse
of green, sunkissed, softly undulating slopes, and
has been a demarcated wine growing area since 1908.
The vineyards which produce Dão wines are planted
on mostly on granite lands of poor fertility.
of the Wine Growing Co-operatives of the Dão Demarcated Region) was founded in 1966
with the simple objective of selling and promoting
the wines and the Dão region in every marketplace
in which they operate.
The noble grape of Portugal, this Touriga Nacional
spent 12 months in French Allier, American, and Russian
oak barrels, followed by six months refinement in the
bottle. Clear ruby in color, with aromas of cherries
and spices. The palate is intense and profound, with
excellent structure on the refined and highly persistent
Drink now or over the next 10 years with the “Beef
Empanadas” recipe from our Wines
by Jennifer Cookbook.
by Jennifer is also proud to present our "Cellar
Club", featuring a new wine each month suitable for
long-term aging. Call the shop and ask for Jennifer for all
the details on this exciting Club, or visit our Featured
Cellar Club Wine page for details on this month's selection.