MSW Wine Press May 2017 NY

Tequila Calle 23 Blanco

St. Michael-Eppan Pinot Bianco Shulthauser, S Ü dtirol-Alto Adige 2015 89pts Wine Spectator; 92pts Wine Enthusiast The grapes were fermented in stainless steel (75%) sur lie and oak casks (25%). A light straw color, the wine presents aromas of apple, apricot and pear. Bright acidity lends lift and structure to the long finish. ITEM 30180785 - PAGE 39 Nisia by Jorge Ordonez Verdejo Las Suertes Old Vine, Rueda 2015 A barrel fermented Verdejo produced from grapes grown in the Las Suertes vineyard planted more than 120 years ago. Fermented with wild yeast and aged on its lees with battonage for 12 months in French oak. ITEM 30188281 - PAGE 47 Vina Undurraga Sauvignon Blanc Terroir Hunter, Leyda 2015 Sauvignon Blanc was cold macerated, gently crushed, and cold stabilized for 48 hours. Racked to stainless steel tanks (88%) and neutral French oak barrels (12%), the wine was aged on its lees for six months. ITEM 30188086 - PAGE 2 8

This small-production blanco is exactly what the tequila world needs - quality at a bargain price point. Calle is easy sipping on its own, but also makes killer margaritas and for the slightly more ambitious, tequila Negronis. ITEM 30122311 - PAGE 8 Leopold's gin Most gins are made by distilling juniper and other botanicals within the same still. Leopold’s is different. They distill each botanical separately to bring out only the purest flavors and aromas to be blended together for a softer and brighter spirit. ITEM 30132140 - PAGE 6 Novo Fogo Aged Silver Cacha Ç a Organica Pot distilled and aged 12 months in stainless steel. Hints of lime and banana on the nose are followed by a clean short finish of cane sugar. Sip neat, on ice or muddle with lime and sugar for a perfect Caipirinha. ITEM 30123127 - PAGE 8

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