8 Aug 2012

RECOMMENDED WINES FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN

RECOMMENDED WINES FROM THE MEDITERRANEAN

Tasca D’Almerita Regaleali Bianco 2011

 

★★Excellent

Sicily, Italy, $15

 

The hint of citrus blossom and a talc like minerality speak at once of mountain and sea. Its zesty acidity makes it a nice partner to seafood salads and lighter grilled dishes.

Winebow: Available in the District at Calvert Woodley, Circle Wine & Liquor, Connecticut Avenue Wine & Liquor, Paul’s of Chevy Chase, Rodman’s, Safeway on L Street and in Georgetown, Whole Foods Market in Glover Park; on the list at La Tomate, Proof, Windows Cafe & Market. Available in Maryland at Belby Discount Beer & Wine and Rodman’s in Rockville, the Bottle Shop in Potomac, Calvert Discount Liquors in Cockeysville, Eastport Liquors and Wine Cellars of Annapolis; on the list at Amici Miei in Potomac. Available in Virginia at Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, Whole Foods Market in Alexandria; on the list at Del Ray Pizzeria in Alexandria, Toscana Grill in Arlington, Espositos in Fairfax, Tuscarora Mill in Leesburg.