THE DIRTY SOUTH $75
Although conventional winemaking dominates in the southern hemisphere, new producers are challenging that norm with fewer chemical additives and a hands-off approach in the cellar. The results are thrilling and unique.
2017 Pipeno “Pichihuedque” País Blend, Central Valley, Chile
2017 Mother Rock “Force Celeste” Chenin Blanc, Swartland, South Africa
2017 Jamsheed “Illaj” Shiraz, Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia
FRENCH NATURAL WINE $95
The Loire Valley is one of the spiritual birthplaces of natural wine- here we delve into two of our favorites, and explore a less obvious region: Beaujolais.
2018 Dufaitre Beaujolais Nouveau, Gamay, Côte de Brouilly, Beaujolais, Burgundy
2016 Thierry Germain “Les Roches” Cabernet Franc, Saumur, Loire Valley
2016 Les Capriades “Pet Sec” Rosé of Gamay & Pineau D’Aunis, Touraine, Loire Valley
CHINA TOWN BYOB SURVIVAL BOX 2.0 $60
Take these bottles down Bellaire to explore Houston’s most exciting culinary scene with specific restaurant & dish suggestions from our team at Theodore Rex!:
2016 Domaine Serol “Eclat de Granite” Gamay, Cote Roannaise, France
2016 Weingut Von Winning Rosé of Pinot Noir, Deidesheim, Pfalz, Germany
NV Leroy Brewing Poperings Hommelbier Belgian IPA, Watou, Belgium
UNUSUAL SPARKLING WINES $69
Sparkling wine is a vast category, not just of different styles- but colors. We’ve assembled the greatest hits of our off-the-beaten-path sparkling section at T-Rex to inject some spontaneity into your cellar.
2016 Luciano Saetti “Rosso Viola” Lambrusco, Modena, Emilia Romagna, Italy
2017 Bele Casel “Asolo Prosecco Colfondo” Glera, Valddobiadenne, Veneto, Italy
2016 Glinavos “Paleokerisio” Debina and Vlahiko, Ionia, Greece
THE WINES OF SOUTH AFRICA $69
Our newest box contains some of our favorite classic South African bottlings. South Africa has over 300 years of winemaking history, and deftly bridges the divide between Old World and New World styles.
2017 Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc, Hemel-en-Aarde, Walker Bay
2017 De Wetshof “Lesca” Chardonnay, Robertson Wine Valley, Western Cape
2016 Kloof Street Syrah, Cinsault, and Carignan, Swartland, Western Cape