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Mount Palomar 2016 Velluto

Mount Palomar 2016 Velluto

Putting nose to glass, there’s a blast of bread dough from aging sur lie. Aromas of lemon, mango, and pineapple waft in, along with green pear and petrol

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Europa Village 2016 Sangiovese

It’s worth noting the quality of 2016 Sangiovese. It lacks some of the spiciness and oakiness you’ll commonly find in wines from that varietal, but I consider that a positive. The fruit doesn’t need to hide behind these secondary flavors, something indicative of the grapes being picked by hand as opposed to machine-harvested. The result is a pleasant, easy drinking experience which appeals to most palates.