2021 Délice, Dry Pinot Blanc
Santa Lucia Highlands
Aged in neutral French oak 600 liters.
Fermented in tank on fine lees at temp control 55°F.
Dry. Pear, peach, raw almond, lemon zest, and crushed gravel.
Skin contact over night and pressed the next day. Unfiltered.
On the Name
Pinot Blanc is wild and rare in that it’s a genetic mutation, a fluke, of Pinot Noir. On the vine, where fruit should be red, it grows white. A total délice or “delight” and favorite of Alsatian-style wine.
148 cases made.