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Staff Pick

Txakolina, Ameztoi - 2017

Item # 12280 750mL
$21.96 $17.57 / Single Bottle
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$263.52 $210.84/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

Drinking this Basque wine is a lot easier than saying the names of the grapes in it: Hondarribi Zurri and Hondarribi Beltza. Dry and light-bodied with mineral-driven fruit and aromas of grapefruit and lemon, it is a great match with seafood.


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Staff Pick Notes

If you're searching for an easygoing wine that pairs well with any night of the week then this Txakolina is your new best friend. With an ABV of 10.5% this wine is very light and very refreshing. I would suggest this wine as an apéritif or even pairing with salads or fish dishes. Aromas of green apple, juicy green pears. Its light and bright acidity will make your mouth water and have you looking forward to every sip. This wine has a groovy personality and will have you buying it by the case. Great for any time of year!

- HG

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