Just a few steps from the Slovenian border, protected by the Julian Alps to the north and radiating toward the Adriatic to the south, lies the single vineyard Tenuta Sant' Helena.
Here the Fantinel family makes their stunning, fresh, fruit-driven wines.
Like this one: Ribolla Gialla, a specialty of northeastern Italy, is a deep golden-green color. Extravagantly scented, with notes of peach, apple, honeysuckle, and jasmine, it's complex and rich on the palate. More apple, plus pear, lime, and herbal accents, and a long, dry, very polished finish.
Think cheese. Think fish. Think what on earth am I waiting for...
Online special available for pickup in-store after noon today. Special available until Sunday, April 29, or until we run out of wine. To purchase, just click on the Specials tab, above.