(From 2013 Vintage) Clos du Bois Chardonnay 2013 is a brilliant straw yellow in color and offers intense aromas of apple blossom, ripe pear, sweet citrus, toasty oak, spice, and cream on the nose. On the palate, juicy flavors of ripe apple and pear with silky texture and a long, fresh finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines8% Semillon. Try as it might, this lightly candied, comparatively delicate wine never quite gets in the varietal game. It is clean as can be and is a smooth enough quaff, but it is better suited to to warm-weather gulping than to dishes demanding expressive Sauvignon Blanc.