1997 Chateau St. Jean Fume Blanc
|Vineyard:||Chateau St. Jean|
Aromas of ripe peach, lemongrass, melon and spice describe the nose of this Fume Blanc. On the palate, grapefruit, melon, vanilla and hints of fig are well integrated with smoky oak flavors. The grapes for this blend were specially selected from vineyards in the Alexander Valley and Russian River Valley appellations to achieve a blend with a balance of fruit and herbal components. The Alexander Valley fruit imparts ripe melon and fig flavors, while the Russian River Valley grapes lend lemongrass ...
Wine SpectatorRating: 88/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 05/15/99