January 2023 White Wine of the Month
To create our first wine of 2023, we used old vine Viognier grapes from the warm area of Ripon in California. In this area, the weather conditions are exceptionally good to ripen the best Viognier grapes. Twenty percent of the Viognier was fermented and aged “sur lie” in new French oak barrels. To create harmony between alcohol and acidity we added a touch of our crisp and fruity Chardonnay from Clarksburg, California. This tasty wine has a full body and shows notes of peaches, apricots, honey, and roses.

Blend: 90% Viognier, 10% Chardonnay
Grower/Vineyard: Colavita Vineyards, Ripon, CA (V) & Heringer Vineyards, Clarksburg, CA (CH)

Winemaker’s Tasting Notes
Color: yellow with golden hues
Aroma: peach, honey, apricot, vanilla, roses
Palate: mango, apricot, tangerine, almond
Body: full
Finish: creamy, crisp, fruity
Foods: roasted chicken, seared scallops, salmon with cream sauce, tarragon, grilled peaches, curries
Cheeses: triple crème Brie, Gorgonzola

72 in stock

SKU: 768275220034 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 3.0 kg


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