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Pinot Blanc

Pinot Blanc Wine Details
Price: $17.00 per bottle

Description: Pinot Blanc, our signature wine, is perhaps our finest vintage ever. The old vines were planted in 1982 and produce wonderfully complex wine. We use only the first-press or free run juice, and ferment entirely in stainless, to capture the freshness and complex nuances of the fruit. Look for aromas of citrus, lime and rose petals, followed by expansive flavors of tangerine and pear on the palate. The long finish has hints of stone and minerals. The acidity is refreshing and palate-cleansing, while the mineral undertones are perfect for oysters and shellfish. It is an excellent alternative to Chardonnay is a favorite among local chefs.

Varietal Definition
Pinot Blanc:
White grape popular for the dry white wines it produces. Increasingly grown in California, the Northwest, Northeast, Canada.
Chardonnay is by far the most widely planted grape crop in California and dominates California’s cooler, coastal, quality wine regions. The natural varietal ‘taste and smell’ of Chardonnay is surprisingly unfamiliar to many wine drinkers, as its true character is often guised with dominating winemaking signatures. Chardonnay’s rather subdued primary fruit characteristics lean toward the crisp fruitiness of apples, pears and lemon, but the variety’s full body is capable of supporting a host of complementary characteristics, such as oak, butter and vanilla. Regardless of what is the appropriate style for Chardonnay, the varietal continues to dominate vineyard plantings in every corner of the world. Close attention to clonal selection has made this broad geographic and climactic range of Chardonnay viable in thoughtful viticultural hands.


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