Viognier grapes from our small hillside block are ripened to perfection to produce a wine with opulent tropical fruit character.
About this wine
This wine is a wonderful complement to steamed lobster with drawn butter, Thai mango salad and halibut with pineapple salsa.
- Wine Type
- Estate White
- 100% Viognier
- Estate - Dry Creek Valley
- 0.50 g/100ml
The vigor-limiting rootstock and limited irrigation on our small hillside block of Viognier yield intense fruit flavors from smaller berries. These grapes were harvested when they were very ripe to create a very full and richly textured wine.
Harvest: September 15th, 2014
Fermentation: The grapes were picked in the cool morning and immediately pressed. After settling, the clear juice was racked into stainless tank and fermented at a very cool temperature to retain fresh fruit flavors.
Cooperage / Aging: The wine was aged for 7 months in stainless steel tank.
Bottling Date: April 28, 2015
Color: Golden straw
Aromas: Fresh peach, wildflowers
Palate: Concentrated fresh floral and peach flavors. Full, rich finish