2015 Bodega Castro Martin Albariño - Rías baixas, spain
Color: Straw to light gold
Aromas: Light aromatics, hazel nuts, golden delicious apples, and cedar
Mouth: Mid acidity, medium body, with a creamy texture, and a finish. Tart fruit that lasts long onto the finish, leaving the mouth salivating and wanting more.
Food pairing: Shrimp off the grill, ceviche, fish tacos, poultry with fresh herbs
Ageing: This wine is well now, and has the ability to go for several more years. We would not suggest holding it for longer than three years.
Further information on this wine can be found here: https://bodegascastromartin.com/
2016 Domaine Combier "Cuvée LaurenT Combier" Crozes-Hermitage - northern rhône, france
Color: Deep purple with a garnet rim
Nose: Lavender, violets, lots of earth, mushrooms, and suede
Mouth: Mid acidity, soft round mid palate, with long, smooth tannins. The wine shows beautiful, concentrated blue fruits, with layers of herbs and spices. This wine is very supple, leaving you longing for another sip.
Food pairing: This wine is very versatile, and can go with lots of different foods, from pork to chicken, as well as more robust red meats.
Ageing: This wine is meant to be enjoyed while it is young. We suggest drinking it this year.
Further information on this wine can be found here: http://www.charlesnealselections.com/domaine-combier-crozes-hermitage.html