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Markus & Joey Insieme Torrontes white blend Lodi travelfood.com wildcrafted wine club
Markus & Joey Insieme Torrontes white blend Lodi travelfood.com wildcrafted wine club
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MARKUS & JOEY Insieme, Lodi & NC

Regular price $27.00

Complimentary shipping*

WHY WE LOVE IT:

  • Delightfully dry, full honeyed fruit laden aromatic white wine 
  • European style winemaking of the Argentinian Torrontes grape
  • 92 Points Wine Enthusiast
  • Peak tasting fabulous over the next 3 years

WINEMAKER: Markus Niggli (Atlas Peak, Borra Vineyards

WHAT WE TASTED: We love the white pepper spice and juicy apple apricot peach fruit laden nose with a lush baked bread aroma. Lovely florals and aromatics like a touch of bolder Viognier and flinty fresh minerality on the finish.  Complex and sophisticated but oh so food friendly you just want to plan a menu. Pronto. 

AVA DESIGNATED: Lodi

WHAT WE PAIRED:

  • Raw and grilled oysters
  • Fried calamari and grilled octopus 
  • Charcuterie and aged goat cheeses
  • Any kind of hot empanada 

PERSONALITY:

Insieme is Italian for “together” and represents a blending of two vineyards, two grapes and two winemakers  Markus Niggli brings the Torrontes (95%) from Silvaspoons Vineyards in Lodi and Joey Medaloni, his lifetime friend, supplies the 5% Traminette from his Cain Vineyard in North Carolina  

TECHNICAL: 

  • Only 80 cases produced
  • Native yeasts, 0 malolactic, 0 oak
  • Aged 3 months in stainless steel 
  • Lower alcohol at 12.5%

  *Summer shipping and temperature control rates in effect from April 15 through Sept 15 to cover insurance and cool packs. A small fee will be added to complimentary ground shipping*