This sleek, succulent white wine is akin to the naturally expressive blend found in France’s Rhone region. With no malolactic fermentation and some oak for a touch of spiciness, it is rich and creamy yet with the texture of raw silk and a lingering, palate-cleansing finish. Aromas and flavors from the Viognier emphasize white cling peaches and fresh-cut mango. The Marsanne and Roussanne bring honey, melon and nuts from the grapes’ own natures, while the wine’s crisp acidity and minerality come straight out of our rocky vineyard.  This wine feels smooth and round in your mouth and then tapers away elegantly to a final sweet echo of the opening aromas. $22
APPELLATION
Applegate Valley, Oregon

VARIETAL COMPOSITION
Viognier 34%, Marsanne 33%, Roussanne 33%

HARVEST DATE
September 26, 2009

HARVEST DATA
Brix: 22.8
TA: 5.37
pH: 3.32

VINEYARD SOURCE
Estate grown, Blocks 3 and 6

CELLAR TREATMENT
Co-fermented, native yeast
23% new French oak, 77% neutral French oak
MALOLACTIC FERMENTATION
None

DATE BOTTLED
May 19, 2010

ALCOHOL
13.3%

PRODUCTION
400 cases

RELEASE DATE
July 16, 2010

SUGGESTED RETAIL
$22.00 / bottle 750 ml

CERTIFICATIONS
Demeter-certified Biodynamic®
Stellar certified organic

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