CALIFORNIA : SONOMA COUNTY : RUSSIAN RIVER VALLEY
FULL-BODIED, GREEN APPLE, WHITE PEACH, CITRUS, MINERAL, TOAST, BUTTER, OAK
100% Chardonnay from several Sonoma vineyards. Rich and silky yet structured, with ample fruit on the nose and palate (Meyer lemon, melon, Asian pear, and quince) balanced by sweet and savory oaky notes (toast, sweet cream, white pepper), clean mineral character, and lively acidity. Natural fermentation w/ native yeasts for 12 mos in French oak barrel followed by 6 mos spent in stainless steel. Unfined/unfiltered.
ECOLOGY : Sustainable
PAIRING : Dungeness Crab Boil with Drawn Butter
FRANCE : SOUTHWEST : VDP DES COTES DE GASCOGNE
Gros Manseng, Sauvignon Blanc
ITALY : TRENTINO-ALTO ADIGE : VIGNETI DELLE DOLOMITI
LIGHT-BODIED, ORCHARD FRUIT, CRISP, NO OAK
Expressive aromas of white apple blossoms; ripe yellow apple with lime zest and orange pith on the palate. Good finish.