(From 2004 Vintage) Rich in mouth-feel, yet balanced with bright acidity, this 100% Viognier expresses our mountain terroir with fresh flavors of white stone-fruits and enticing aromas of citrus blossom and gardenias. Exclusively neutral barrels were used for fermenting and aging to maintain the focus on the beautifully articulate mountain-grown Viognier fruit. A delicious spiciness lolls on the tongue in a long, lingering and unforgettable finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California WinesA light note of honey overlies suggestions of blossomy fruit and scattered notes of sweet hardwood spice in the distinctive aromas of this rich and well-ripened Viognier, and its fully-stuffed flavors con vey plenty of fruity mass and show an enriching streak of honey running their length. Fattened with lots of glycerin and quite full on the palate, the wine tightens up in the latter going and sports a lengthy, oak-infused, ripe-fruit finish. A bigger ver-sion of the varietal in most regards, it ...