This wine is gorgeous, leaning toward an elegant, red-fruited style rather than the typical
Californian profile of dark ripe berries. The oak is likewise subtle in character, with a
lighter toast profile that accentuates rather than masks the fruit, while adding length
and texture to the palate. Packaged in heavy glass and sealed with antique-gold wax.
On the palate, the wine has lovely
textured flavors of apricot and stone fruit with an intriguing mineral note that sets it apart from
most other white wines., with a crisp acidity and a balanced, generous finish.
Our 2018 Vermentino has an inviting aromatic profile, with apple, flower, ripe melon, and citrus notes. On the palate, the citrus and green apple flavors are crisp and bright, yet soft, supple, with a hint of minerality.
This wine is fermented cold and slow to retain bright fruit aromas, then aged in a combination of stainless tank and neutral barrels on the yeast lees for about 4 months. To preserve acidity we do not allow mallow lactic fermentation to occur. The resulting wine is a bright, clean expression of citrus and peach aromas with a tangy and refreshing palate.