Skin Contact Wine

Coquelicot Estate Vineyard

Rose & Son Brioche Skin Contact Grüner Veltliner Blend 2019

With just a few days of skin contact under its belt, this wine straddles the line between a rich white and orange wine. Appearance is translucent gold. On the nose this wine is soft and quiet with some subtle citrus, honey, and stone. Dry and light-bodied, with a crisp tart apple and botanical flavor. Finish is on the shortish side with a hint of tannin. Overal a balanced, elegant affair. — 10 days ago

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Jean François Ganevat

Le Zaune à Dédée Gewürztraminer - Savagnin 2015

Wild ride here. Lustrous amber heavy skin contact character. Cider, orange blossom and jasmine topnotes with cinnamon, ginger, sarsaparilla, cardamom, walnuts, and curry emerging over time. So acetic it’s a little aggro but by god the precision and unfolding aromatic complexity is impressive; it is not microbial or dirty at all; and as it opens, a roundness and richness balances the VA. Good stuff. — 5 days ago

Lyle, Vanessa and 27 others liked this


Pinot Grigio 2019

Also a somm recommendation. Really nice expression of Grigio. skin contact made it grippy and much more of a significant wine. — 3 days ago

Vicki Sliwa
with Vicki


Elementis Skin Contact Chenin Blanc 2019

Tasted like straight lemon juice first sip. Less so now, but still very tart. Andrew says he likes and is very crisp and clean. Drinking but think it’s just too sour for me. Bar and garden recommendation. — 16 days ago

Andrew Reese
with Andrew
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Margins Wine

Skin Fermented Chenin Blanc 2019

A beautiful Chenin! Light, zippy, a little brett, easy drinking. — 7 days ago

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Vegas Altas

Tempranillo 2020

2020 amber not too much citrus. Maybe a little tobacco. Baseline for other skin contact. Phenomenal. — 13 days ago

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County Line Vineyards

Orfin Lotts Albariño 2020

a fatter style. Tastes as if there’s a little skin contact. Hazy. Deeply colored corn-oolong tea. Textural. Medium bodied. Perrsimmon. Fermented lime. Hay. — 7 days ago

Romain, Mike and 1 other liked this

Vignoble du Rêveur

Un Instant Sur Terre Alsace Pinot Gris Gewürztraminer

Skin contact Gewurz/Pinot Gris blend. Really nuanced and very refreshing — an hour ago

Forlorn Hope

Bisamratten Skin-Fermented Muscat 2019

Almost like cider. Not for everyone, but I enjoyed it. — 8 days ago

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Sounds good!

Bloomer Creek Vineyard

Skin Fermented Pet Nat Gewürztraminer 2020

Astor carries one of my favorites! Lesgo. Probably won’t last long tho so gonna have to stock up.

Been a while. Of course, apricots, raw local honey, orange blossoms, citrus, smells like the sun.

Love the evanescence of the honey, it’s fleeting on the palate. Herby, too. The bite of fresh sage leaves.

Always love. Always.
— a month ago

Josh, Neil and 6 others liked this