Color: Medium straw
Aromas: Tropical, citrus and green apple with floral notes
Palate: Fresh bright tropical fruit flavors, rich mouthfeel, long fruit finish
This wine is made from two exceptional Santa Rita Hills Vineyards.
55% is from Zotovich Vineyard (clone 76, bright and tropical), grown in white sandy soil close to the ocean, these grapes develop especially bright delicate flavors. 45% is from La Rinconada Vineyard (clone 15, elegant and structured), grown in tan sandy soils at the edge of the Santa Rosa Hills, these grapes develop additional depth and structure along with the classic bright Santa Rita Hills flavors
266 cases produced
The grapes were picked in the cool morning and whole-cluster pressed. The juice was racked into French oak barrels and fermented at a cool temperature to preserve fresh fruit flavors while gaining roundness from barrel fermentation. 100% malo-lactic fermentation.