(From «nv» Vintage) Aged in bottle sur lie for two years, fresh raspberry and watermelon merges with hints of cherry, freshly baked bread, strawberry and guava. Balanced acidity provide lift on the long finish.
Connoisseurs' Guide to California Wines52% Chardonnay 48% Pinot Noir. In all ways a true Rose, this weighty, salmon-hued effort balances fairly deep fruit with lots of very evident yeast. It is very dry, enlivened by an impressive stream of tiny bubbles and well-balanced from front to back, and its relatively refined edge of firm finishing tannin is perfectly buffered by lingering fruit.