Joining the WineShop At Home Artisan Wines™ family of brands, we welcome Tatu Estates. Named after the Portuguese word for “armadillo,” Tatu Estates celebrates this curious creature’s aptitude for self-reliance and its restless, wandering spirit. Inquisitive and resilient, the armadillo inspires us to continuously seek out new discoveries and dig for deeper meaning in all things. Let’s take a walk on the wild side and meet Tatu.
Our new Tatu Estates 2017 California Rosé of Grenache has a pretty, pale pink color. This wine has straightforward aromas of under-ripe pineapple, pear, apple, rose petals, lemon and lime. This light, dry Rosé wine is nicely balanced between acidity, minerality and alcohol in the mouthfeel. There is a medium intensity in the body. The wine is fluid and pleasant with good acidity in the finish.
The light characters in this wine will pair well with appetizers, Asian cuisine, light salads, light pasta, rice dishes with seafood, shellfish or Mexican food. Try it with the featured recipe: Gluten-Free Asian-Style Chicken Lettuce Wraps.
Our Tatu Estates 2017 Lodi Petit Verdot has a very dark, deep color in the glass. Behind dark fruit aromas of blackberry, cherry and blueberry, there are also tobacco, mocha and leather notes. This wine has a fruity and tannic attack in the mouth with lush fruit, tannins and great length.
This polished and structured wine will pair very well with dishes such as roasted turkey and chicken, pork chops or game meat. Try it with the featured recipe of Six-Spice Maple Cornish Hens.
Our new, charming Tatu Estates 2017 California Muscat of Alexandria, displays a large range of fragrances and aromas. For starters, there are several floral notes that are quickly overpowered by a multitude of tropical fruit characters such as lemon, lime, passion fruit, mango, orange and pineapple. This wine has a crisp mouthfeel and a hint of acidity in the finish. The sweetness is balanced and does not overwhelm the rest of the finish.
Enjoy and pair this wine with cheeses, savory pastries or creamy desserts such as Key Lime Pie or lemon meringue. Try it with the featured recipe: Grilled Fruit Tart with Spiced Honey Drizzle.
Our Tatu Estates 2017 Yecla, Spain Monastrell has a dark, deep robe. This wine displays rich red fruit such as strawberry, blackberry and raspberry. Later, notes of tobacco, licorice, vanilla and smoke come forward. After a few more seconds, this dry, long finish opens up even more.
This charming wine will pair very well with dishes like meat lasagna, paella, pork chops or chicken. Enjoy it with the featured recipe: Spanish Chicken Skillet.
Our Tatu Estates 2017 California Pinot Grigio has a golden yellow color with citrus notes of orange blossom, grapefruit and lemon. Towards the finish, toasted bread crumb, walnut and almond characters take over. The wine has a crisp and smooth attack with a short to medium build. A lot of minerality is showcased throughout the mouth with plenty of citrus flavors and a mild acidity in the finish.
This straightforward wine has clean, dry lines that can be enjoyed with steamed clams, grilled striped bass, chicken wings, roasted turkey or crab cakes. Try it with the featured recipe: Clam, Chorizo & Tomatillo Paella.