Dry Creek Valley
Dry Creek Vineyard Vineyard Wilson Ranch Chenin Blanc75cl
Dry Creek Vineyard Vineyard Wilson Ranch Chenin Blanc
Description of Dry Creek Vineyard Vineyard Wilson Ranch Chenin Blanc
Dry Creek Vineyard Vineyard Wilson Ranch Chenin Blanc (Chenin)
- View: Pale lemon yellow.
- Nose: A light herbal scent with tempting notes of tropical fruits, including papaya, citrus, mango, passionfruit, and white melon with a floral border.
- Mouth: Medium-bodied and buttery on the palate with a light and acidic preamble that broadens into a rich flavour with layers of green orchard apple and ripe pear that end in a short and bright finish.
APPELLATION: Dry Creek Valley
VINEYARD: Dry Creek Vineyard. These sophisticated Chenin Blanc grapes were grown in Dry Creek Valley, located in Sonoma County, California. The region is formed by Dry Creek, a tributary of the Russian River, and is known for nearly year-round sunshine. Established in 1972, Dry Creek Vineyard was the first vineyard in the Dry Creek Valley after the Prohibition. The founder, Dave Stare, was an MIT graduate with a passion for using his technical knowledge to create high-quality wines of multiple grape varieties.
GRAPES: Chenin Blanc.
AGEING: Dry Creek Vineyard Vineyard Wilson Ranch Chenin Blanc is entirely un-oaked.
PREPARATION: Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation took place in stainless steel vats, which ensures a fresh fruit character.
PAIRING: Pork chops, roasted chicken, duck, mushroom risotto, roasted squash, fish and other seafood, green salads, mature cheeses, or desserts.
RECOMMENDED SERVING TEMPERATURE: 7-9ºC