100% White Riesling
Brilliantly clear, golden straw in color with intriguing aromas of spiced apples, apricot, passion fruit and honey with a hint of pineapple and cidery notes. Intense flavors of pineapple, apricot and passion fruit with a lively acidity to carry the weight of the fruit. Beautiful and rare, concentrated fruit with a silky, round and voluptuous texture.
100% Alexander Valley - Hoot Owl Creek
This vineyard is next to the Russian River in Alexander Valley, a low set vineyard that produces late harvest wine almost every year, very special and amazing for Alexander Valley
Always a challenge to make: and signals the end of harvest, but a lengthy fermentation that lasts 67 days. Harvested on 10/24/11 at 42.1 ° Brix The juice that produced this wine was concentrated; liquid gold with beautifully intense honey, floral and stonefruit notes that carry over into the wine, ferment slowly and stopping on it's own at 10.5% alcohol on 12/31/09 has a residual sugar of 23.8%. It's natural concentration and acidity lend balance and elegance to this rare wine.
Fresh fruit tart or strong cheese.