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Conundrum White
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Wine Details

Vineyard

Conundrum

Style

White

Wine Description

(From 2013 Vintage) Fresh fajitas. Relaxing before dinner. A night out for Thai or Vietnamese. Conundrum White goes with them all. Sourced from California’s premier winegrowing regions, this wine is both exotic and bright, a blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Muscat Canelli and Viognier. It lures you in with scents of apricot, pear and honeysuckle, and if you’re paying attention, orange and lemon meringue pie. Initial sweetness is balanced by natural acidity, and we love the hint of oak that plays with flavors of peach, apple and citrus. The long finish will leave you longing for another glass

Winemaker's Notes

(From 2013 Vintage) From the second you pour your first glass, you are invited in with the intriguing aromas of green apple, tangerine, and honeysuckle blossoms. The taste is best described as exotic, with layers of peach, apricot nectar, green melon, and pear, overlaid with subtle notes of citrus zest and spicy vanilla. A rich, round mouth-feel supported by fresh acidity, bring the complexity of wine into balance.

Wonderful as an aperitif, served on a warm summer's day with family and friends or pair with a wide array of flavorful dishes and cuisines.

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    Smooth and tasty. Always a good standby. Light and easy.

    over 5 years
Expert Reviews
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  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1992 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 89 on Oct-93
  • Wine Advocate
    (From 1994 Vintage) Rating: 90/100 - As reviewed in Wine Advocate # 102 on Dec-95
  • Wine & Spirits
    (From 2008 Vintage) Made by Caymus, one of the best wine producers in all the Napa Valley, Conundrum is one of the most interesting wines I've had in a long time. Aromas of flowers, sweet fruit, and spice waft up and lure you into the wine. It starts off fruity with flavors of peaches, apricots, lemon and other citrus fruits, and continues in a seamless line until the finish. The finish is not a fruity as the rest of the wine and has flavors of orange peel and mineral in an off-dry style. No one knows what's in it and that's the conundrum, but who really cares? It tastes great and is perfect for the summer.