The 2007 vintage of the Cinq Cépages is one of elegance. The nose is vivid with aromas of ripe blackberry, plum and rose petal floral notes. The palate offers a rich, plush dark fruit density surrounded by fine tannins and a raw silk texture. Complex layers of boysenberry, black plum and roasted coffee combine beautifully with notes of mocha. This wine has beautiful oak integration and a juicy core that leads to a lingering finish with hints of clove spice. NOTE: This is the 375ml half-bottle size.
This popular medium-bodied Chardonnay opens with pleasing stone fruit, vanilla and floral spice aromas. On the palate, the wine is well-structured and perfectly-balanced. The 2009 vintage scored 89 points (Wine Advocate - March 1, 2012), making it an excellent buy.
This Reserve Chardonnay boasts aromas of fresh Meyer lemons, tropical fruit notes of guava and pineapple and notes of toasted hazelnut. The flavors are complex and offer layers of lemon zest, subtle orange blossom, clove and cinnamon spice and a pleasant browned butter feature. The well-balanced wine has good structure, with rich texture and vibrancy of fruit. The wine lingers on the finish with notes of vanilla and lemon oil.
In a classic style for Pinot Blanc grapes from this vineyard, the wine opens with dreamy aromas of white peach, honeysuckle and green melon. A core of bright lemon and ripe pear flavors shaded with a spicy note of clove are framed in an elegant, silky texture. A balanced acidity keeps the purity of the fruit vibrant throughout the full finish.