Wine Roundup Sept 2023

by TLM Staff on September 20, 2023 in Food+Drink, Drink,

Summer 2023 is coming to an end, and if you missed our summer wine round up, you can catch up on that light and crisp selection here (because, you know, it still feels like summer). But as this time of the year marks the end of the summer blockbuster season and the start of a new school year, there are even more reasons to indulge in a new wave of wines as we enter the season of change. Below is our September 2023 wine roundup for your end of summer festivities.

Nomadica Orange Wine

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This refreshing wine is great to enjoy by the pool or anywhere outdoors.  Nomadica’s orange canned wine is a blend of organically farmed Chardonnay, Grüner Veltliner, and Albariño grapes imparting notes of pineapple, jackfruit, orange blossom, and dried chamomile flowers. Known for their evocative artist-designed labels, Nomadica’s orange wine can is adorned with artwork from award-winning visual artist Yadi Liu’s “Plant Melody”. $23.99

Statti Batassarro 2017

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Statti Batassarro 2017 is a Lamezia DOC Riserva, a 100% Gaglioppo wine grown on the Tirrenian sea side by the Statti, a dynamic family devoted to wines since 1700. This juicy drink has notes of dark fruits, dried flowers, and balsamic and mineral tastes on the palate with scents of plums, morello cherries, blueberries and cranberries, and incense. $25

 Ippolito Colli del Mancuso Riserva

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The Ippolito Colli del Mancuso Riserva hails from one of the oldest and established wineries in Calabria, Ippolito 1845, an estate located on the Ionian coast of the town of Ciro’. From a dedicated single vineyard of the autochthon Gaglioppo, this wine is rich in plum, brambleberry, peppery herbs, and vanilla’s aromas over a medium, soft body of dusty tannins. $25

Terre di Balbia Fervore 2018

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Terre di Balbia Fervore 2018 (Calabria IGP DOC) is a 100% Magliocco red wine displaying a bright, intense ruby red color, hints of ripe cherry, plum, dried fruits such as almonds and walnut. This wine represents the young face of Calabria’s viticulture, thanks to the pioneristic imprinting given by the two owners, brothers Giuseppe and Nicola Chiappetta, more inclined to a sustainable production. In their new venture, they have been guided by wine rockstart oenologist Gianfranco Fino. $24

Sapaio Toscana IGT 2019

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Sapaia, an ancient Tuscan variety, showing the strong ties with the territory, and it is a classic blend of 70% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% Petit Verdot and 10% Cabernet Franc.With a full bouquet highlighting notes of juicy cherry, dried raspberry, cedar, grilled herb and tobacco, this wine balances out firm tannins with a vibrant acidity. $94

Delysia Chocolatier’s Wine Collection Chocolate Truffles

You will love these chocolate truffles infused with wine – Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, and Port! Delysia Chocolatier is the first in Texas, and one of only a few in the country, to handcraft such unique and flavorful chocolates. Their partnership with Becker Vineyards launched Delysia onto the craft chocolate scene and created perfectly paired chocolate truffles infused with their vintages which became the wine collection chocolate truffles. $28.95


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