American Wines in Australia? Yes, please! America has vast geography, and as a consequence, a terroir that is unique to its shore. And whether or not you have tried American wines before, these two new additions to our portfolio may surprise you:
Lapis Luna Wines and Bread & Butter Wines.
Bread & Butter Wines
The refined elegance of Bread & Butter wines showcase the celebrated and diverse terroirs of their prized California vineyards.
From the morning mists of the Pacific to the fog that rolls in over the hills and the sun-drenched vines over rocky soils, their vineyards benefit from the ideal and natural cool climate for these classic varietal.
Bread and Butten – Pinot Noir 2018
Nose: This Pinot Noir is all about that juicy red fruit. Think cherries and raspberries with a touch of cassis. Delicate hints of cedar, smoke, and bay leaf cut the sweetness of the fruit, creating a nicely balanced bouquet.
Mouth: That luscious fruit bouquet continues onto the palate, where it’s joined by soft flavors of oak and savory notes. With a long and beautifully smooth finish, this Pinot Noir will melt in your mouth.
Pairings: This Pinot Noir pairs lovingly with flavor-rich dishes like barbeque, salmon, quail, and lamb.
Bread and Butten – Chardonnay 2019
Nose: This Chardonnay opens delicately with rich notes of vanilla bean and almond husk, which is reminiscent of a decadent crème brûlée.The creamy notes are balanced by a soft minerality and a hint of tropical fruit.
Mouth: Those creamy notes continue to your palate where they are joined with bright acidity and well-integrated oak that leads into a long, creamy finish.
Pairings: Any seafood dish that features butter or brown butter sauce… baked chicken, creamy pastas or soups, squash and winter vegetables
Winemaker Linda Trotta
With a career spanning three decades and four continents, Linda Trotta leads the winemaking of all Bread & Butter wines.
Prior to joining Bread & Butter, Linda held Head Winemaker and Director of Winemaking titles at prestigious wineries such as Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Swiftwater Cellars and Gundlach Bundschu Winery. In 2018, Linda was named the North Bay Business Journal’s Napa Valley Winemaker of the Year.
A southern California native, Linda earned degrees in Enology from UC Davis. She is involved and has held leadership roles with organizations that champion the advancement of women’s careers in wine.
A “Once in a Blue Moon” moment in every bottle
Lapis Luna is dedicated to producing wines that over-deliver in quality and price point. Since 1999, they have grown long term relationships with established growers throughout Lodi and the North Coast.
Their wines are consumer-friendly, smooth, round, fruit-driven with minimal tannin and bright acidity. The aim is to deliver an interesting day-to-day option for an affordable price.
Pinot Noir – 2018
Lapis Luna – Pinot Noir 2018
Tasting Notes: Ripe red cherries, boysenberries, purple flowers and nice spices. The palate is juicy, smooth, polished and delicious.
Want to learn more about these new wines? Contact us for more information!