Rob & Kate on this wine: “Forget the status quo and don’t think too much about this wine’s components…this just works. Whether you’re stranded in a desert, sinking your toes into the sand, or sitting in front of a fire, the varietal make-up of this wine bridges the gap between the conventional and “new world” thinking.”
Grapes: Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Riesling
Vineyard: 25-year-old vines on clay and gravel, organic and dry-farmed
Making of: the grapes were hand-picked. The Pinot Gris was stomped overnight and pressed to stainless. The Chardonnay was directly pressed to an old barrique. The Riesling was stomped overnight and fermented in old barrique. Bottled in the following spring, unfined, unfiltered, and with light sulfur addition.
Personality: “grapefruit and tropical aromas intertwined with a lick of sea breeze. The palate is a textural twist of tropical and slightly riper stone fruits crossed with a dry, mouth-filling touch of botanicals.”