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La Rioja Alta Lagar de Cervera Albariño 2022

Galicia, Spain
100% Albariño

Retail Price: P 1,650
Valenstine’s Week Price: P 1,402(From February 14-18, 2024 only)

James Suckling, 93/100

Tasting Notes
Pronounced aromas of freshly peeled juicy apples and ripe pear. Hints of pineapple, quince and twisted lemon peel. Particularly crisp with great balance and long finish.

Food Pairing Suggestions
Perfect on its own or with aperitifs, fish and seafood, salads, poultry, and fresh cheese. Goes very well with Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine.

Winemaker Info
Rioja Alta has the largest estate-owned Albariño vineyard in Rías Baixas, today at 99 hectares.

Staglin Salus Chardonnay 2022

Napa Valley, California
100% Chardonnay

Retail Price: P 3,800
Valenstine’s Week Price: P 3,230(From February 14-18, 2024 only)

Tasting Notes
Aromas of quince, grilled peach, pineapple, lemon zest, gentian root, honeysuckle, jasmine and chamomile, light lashings of butterscotch, giving way to honeycomb and pulverized rock. Body and texture, complexity and refinement, and a composed acidity unctuously yet elegantly lead to a strong and refreshing finish.

Food Pairing Suggestions
Grilled seafood, chicken, creamy pasta, salads, soft cheeses

Winemaker Info
Salus is the Roman goddess of health and well-being. 100% of the proceeds of Salus go toward fundraising for brain and mental health. Staglin Family Vineyard is a California wine producer located in Rutherford, Napa Valley. It is most famous for its premium wines produced from Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, and Sangiovese.

Moselland Clean Slate Riesling 2021

Mosel, Germany
100% Riesling

Retail Price: P 1,000

Citrus and peach flavors, a touch of honey, mineral notes, a hint of spiciness, and vibrant acidity. Clean and fresh on the palate giving a deliciously-balanced taste profile.

FX Pichler Dürnsteiner Gruner Veltliner 2022

Wachau, Austria
100% Gruner Veltliner

Retail Price: P 2,400

James Suckling, 94/100
Robert Parker, 92/100


Amalfi-lemon, Mirabelle plum, red gooseberry, hints of mango, and delicate dashes of white-pepper. Compact concentration with balancing lightness leading to a long, focused finish laced with spice and stony minerality.

Honig Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc 2021

Napa Valley, California
96% Sauvignon Blanc, 4% Semillon

Retail Price: P 2,500

James Suckling, 92/100


Honeysuckle, orange blossom, peach, dried pineapple, citrus tones, and crushed stones. Full-bodied and layered, with a densely fruity, creamy-textured mid-palate.  Girdling acidity and minerality create balance, and the lengthy, crunchy finish ebbs with whispers of vanilla and a touch of grapefruit.

Kosta Browne One Sixteen Chardonnay 2021

Sonoma, California, USA
100% Chardonnay

Retail Price: P 6,950

Robert Parker, 91/100


Aromas of crème brûlée, brioche, baked apple, allspice, apricot, pineapple, beeswax, honeysuckle and traces of gunpowder. The medium-bodied palate offers powerful fruit and oak spice and satisfying freshness to lift the finish.

J. Lohr Bay Mist Riesling 2022

Napa Valley, California, USA
100% Riesling

Price: P 1,200

Honeysuckle, ripe pear, Meyer lemon, and lychee. Slightly sweet with bright acidity.

Asian-Fusion cuisine or anything with a lick of spicy heat.

Spottswoode Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Napa Valley, California, USA
Sauvignon Blanc 98% Sauvignon Blanc, 2% Semillon

Price: P 3,000

WINE ENTHUSIAST, 94/100

Citrus, white peach, juicy pear, apple clafoutis and floral aromatics. Delicious and refreshing, textural and with a racy acidity. Sea spray and salted lemon carry through a long finish.

Considered a “Super Sauvignons” by Karen MacNeil

Calera Mt. Harlan Chardonnay 2019

Central Coast, California, USA
100% Chardonnay

Price: P 3,200

WINE ENTHUSIAST, 91/100
WINE SPECTATOR, 91/100

Lemon zest, white peach, green apple, passion fruit, cedar, gardenia, white peach. Mouth-coating waves of pineapple and passion fruit, brioche and salted lime juice emerge on a lively finish

Pair with steamed crab with pan-fried noodles.

 

Kosta Browne One Sixteen Chardonnay 2021

Sonoma County, California, USA
100% Chardonnay

Price: P 6,950

Freshmango, honeyed lemon peel, apricot and toasted brioche. Full-bodied, stunning balance with a lively acidity bringing a fresh lift to the finish

J.Lohr Flume Crossing Sauvignon Blanc 2022

Monterey County, California, USA
Wine Enthusiast 91 pts
Varietal : 100% Sauvignon Blanc

Price: P 1,300

Tasting Notes
Aromas of lime, honeysuckle and fig. Flavors of grapefruit, kiwi, guava, and sweet herbs. Crisp and well balanced with vibrant acidity, texture and a hint of spice. The consummate expression of Monterey Sauvignon Blanc.

Food Pairing Suggestions
Great as an aperitif with oysters and goat or young cheese. Serve with pasta with pesto sauce or with light meat brightened up with chimichurri sauce.

Winemaker Notes
The Lohr family have been leaders in California winegrowing. Honored with the 2020 Green Medal Leader Award for the company’s decades-long commitment to sustainability, J. Lohr
helped write the book on sustainable winegrowing on the California Central Coast as early as 1986.

Viña Aquitania Chardonnay 2022

Traiguén, Chile
Tim Atkin 92 pts
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay

Price: P 1,200

Tasting Notes
Fresh and aromatic intensity, citrus notes and sprite minerality. Voluptuous texture, with a lively acidity balancing the succulent ripe fruit flavors, giving to a long and silky finish.

Food Pairing Suggestions
Salmon, flaky white fish or shellfish, white meat and chicken with creamy sauces, pasta with brown butter sauces, creamy cheeses, vegetable dishes with bright, fresh flavors.

Winemaker Notes
Viña Aquitania is a Chilean-French collaboration. French roots are from Bordeaux and Champagne. The second generation of the founders have since taken the reins in the winery.

Rioja Alta Lagar de Cervera Albariño 2021

Origin : Galicia, Spain
Tim Atkin 93 pts
Varietal : 100% Albariño
Price: P 1,500

Tasting Notes
Pronounced aromas of freshly peeled juicy apples and ripe pear. Hints of pineapple, quince and twisted lemon peel. Particularly crisp with great balance and long finish.

Food Pairing Suggestions
Perfect on its own or with aperitifs. It is the ideal companion to seafood and fish, as well as salads, rice dishes, poultry, and fresh cheese. Looking for accompaniment to Southeast Asian dishes? This wine goes very well with Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese cuisine.

Winemaker Notes
Rioja Alta has the largest estate-owned Albariño vineyard in Rías Baixas, today at 99 hectares.