Ithaca, New York, was milly acharya's (milly preferred her name not to be capitalized) home for close to 30 years. A member of the American Society of Botanical Artists, she exhibited extensively, and won several honors
Fleur de California Pinot Noir awarded Double Gold Medal in the 2021 San Francisco International Wine Competition
Mahoney Family Vineyards and Fleur de California Francis Mahoney Francis was captivated by the concept of terroir – the influence of soil, wind, fog, sun exposure, and rainfall on the style of wine they produced. Turning his focus towards the undiscovered “Los Carneros” region in the southern portion of Napa and Sonoma valleys, Francis felt that conditions in this wind-swept countryside were ideal for Pinot Noir to thrive. So it was here
While we have made Fleur de California Rosé for over 17 years, this is our first vintage making it from the Sonoma Coast appellation. These grapes were harvested earlier in the season than would be optimal for red wines, because we are focused on capturing bright acidity and fresh flavors.