2021
Vieilles Vignes

White Blend
SKU: DWHR213SH

Vivacous lighter more refreshing wines may be sparkling, white or rosé, and also may be sweet or dry. However, all are on the brighter and tangier end of the flavor spectrum and will never feature oaky flavors.

FOOD PAIRING: Flattering with almost EVERYTHING, but best for RAW & COLD FOODS, LOW-FAT FOODS & SPICY FOODS.

Price: $39
Your Price: $33.15
You Save: $5.85 (15%)
Description

The fruit for our Vieilles Vignes Blanc is harvested from the heart of the cool Russian River Valley appellation from three distinctive vineyards: Ritchie, Ricioli and Fanucchi-Wood Road. The Ritchie Vineyard vines are over 40 years old and yield small clusters with ripe skins and concentrated flavors. The Ricioli Vineyard has an alluvial clay-loam soil composition and is planted to the Musque clone of Sauvignon Blanc lending floral aromas to the wine. Fanucchi-Wood Road is an organically grown and dry-farmed vineyard with the vines receiving great sun exposure resulting in bright fruit flavors.

Tasting Notes
Aroma: 

Fresh floral aromas of lemon blossom and orange marmalade leap from the glass. 

Palate: 

Luxurious and refreshing flavors entice the palate with hints of white peach, pear and fresh-cut lime. This wine displays well-integrated acidity that lingers throughout the lengthy, crisp finish. A truly delightful and invigorating white wine.

Winemaking
Vintage Notes: 

The grapes were hand-harvested between August 31 and September 2 and were whole-cluster pressed and fermented in neutral oak barrels prior to bottling.

Tech Notes
  • Appelation: Russian River Valley, Sonoma County
  • Varietals:
    • ​46% Sauvignon Blanc 
    • 45% French Colombard
    • 5% Trousseau Gris
    • 4% Viognier
  • Alcohol: 12.5 %
  • pH: 3.12
  • TA 6.7 g/L
  • Production: 204 Cases
Pairs Well With
Meats & Fish:
Shellfish, Almond Crusted Chicken with Arugula
Cheese & Nuts:
Semi-Soft Cheeses
Fruits & Vegetables:
Mango; Apple & Goat Cheese Almond Salad