The wines of Coenobium are made by a sisterhood of nuns from the Latium region of Italy close to Rome. They make two wines. Both varying degrees of Orange. That’s it.
The Bianco is barely Orange, with a Corona appropriate level of skin contact (barely any).
I’d lump these into the OG category of Natural Wines - they see consulting from the god of Italian Orange, Mr. Bea.
Pours hay with notes of apples and white flowers and salty peachy flavors. — 4 days ago
A mix of red, white, and orange, Les Lunes fits no category. Call it pale red or pigmented rose’ or slightly oxidized white - it’s all of these. I get Zin dominant aromas of jammed raspberries and cedar. Flavors of strawberry Pinot and tart cranberries. Drink with a medium chill — 16 days ago
Every cherry and strawberry candy from childhood. Candy lipstick, Twizzlers, red Starburst, cherry Jolly Rancher. In the best way. But also all grown up - peppery green moss, thyme, lavender, spiced orange. A serious, complex, powerfully intense Rose’ for the main course. — 8 days ago
Philippe has only been making wine since 2015, but this feral, hazy Muscadet shows a level of restraint and civility that often comes later in a winemaker’s arc. A blend of Melon from 5 hectares, he uses a screw press and zero S02. Its A riper voluptuous Muscadet with plenty of concentration and acid. Yeasty lemons and white flowers, flavors of white peach and apricot in a saline bath. — 7 days ago
An especially salty, lean, Irancy with beautiful aromatics and concentration. Vauthier blurs the borders of Gang Beaujolais and Burgundy. The nose is both reductive and seductive - raspberries and strawberries, spiced orange with perfumed iodine. Big tannins from whole cluster Pinot - it could soften it edges but still enjoyed to the last of it. — 12 days ago