2008 “COTES DU COAST”
Derby, Alta Colina Vineyard
12 months in barrel. 20% 1 year-old French oak, 80% neutral French oak.
80% Malo-Lactic Fermentation
Tasting Notes: A ripe yet finesse driven cuvee with beautiful scents of honeydew, 7-up, toasted coconut, pear skin, whole roasted almonds, slate, a touch of carmel and fresh rain. The 2008 Cotes du Coast is a powerful, multi-layered wine that seamlessly directs your attention from ripe fruit, to rich spice, to clean minerality.
This wine is 41% Viognier, 40% Roussanne, and 19% Marsanne.
250 cases made.
Cool, drink 10-20 minutes out of refrigerator. Aging potential is 3-4 years.