Palate

Citrus rind, white flowers, Meyer lemon, pear, honeysuckle, wet stone, and bright natural acidity.

Growing Conditions

• 2020 was overall a very mild year with below-average heat units. • Bud break occurred in mid-April with temperatures warming throughout May helping with bloom and vine development. • Cooler June temperatures were followed by warm July and August tracked onto long-term averages.

Harvest

• Harvest began on September 9th and lasted through mid-October, with some wildfire smoke causing some varietals to not be harvested in 2020.

Winemaking

• Hand-harvested grapes • Picked early in the morning • Whole clusters pressed as destemmed into stainless steel to settle out solids • Small lot fermentation at cool temperatures in neutral French oak barrels • The wine was blended and aged for 6 months sur lie • Light fining and cross-flow filtration prior to bottling

Food Pairing

This vintage has led to elegant wines with high natural acidity and slightly lower alcohols, making them perfect food pairing wines.