(2001 Vintage) Making a consistently great Fumé Blanc requires paying keen attention to ripeness. Picking too early results in green, undeveloped flavors in the wine. Picking too late produces an alcoholic, flabby wine without enough balancing acidity. Picking at optimal ripeness makes a wine that tastes like a recently ripened peach or guava fruit with refreshing acidity. Our 2000 Fumé Blanc has well-developed aromas of fresh cut hay, peach, guava and vanilla with a hint of smokiness. Some subtle notes of drie...
Wine Spectator(2000 Vintage) Rating: 86/100 - As reviewed by Wine Spectator on 11/30/01