2016 "COTES DU COAST"
17 months on the lees in 13% new French barrique, 65% neutral French barrique, 22% stainless steel
Viognier, Roussanne, Marsanne all barrel fermented on the lees, Grenache Blanc in stainless steel
Golden light glistens where the sky touches the sea. The quaint beach town is pulsing with verve. The market has started. As you begin to stroll through you are overcome with a bouquet of peach pit, jasmine, vanilla and salty ocean mist. Feeling drawn to the rhythmic music near the pier, you pass a heaping display of caramel corn and then pause to purchase a freshly baked baguette before joining the crowd and clapping along.
Viognier - Bien Nacido & White Hawk, Roussanne - Alta Colina & Santa Barbara Highlands, Grenache Blanc - Alta Colina, Marsanne - Bien Nacido
39% Viognier, 33% Roussanne, 22% Grenache Blanc, 6% Marsanne
Serving Recommendation: Chill slightly, 10-15 minutes in the refrigerator, pull the cork and enjoy. Aging Potential: 4-6 years