THE TERRACES 2019 CHENIN BLANC CLARKSBURG 750mL
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Terraces Winery has come out with a Chenin Blanc that tastes unlike anything we've had out of California in several years; so we have to ask ourselves...how do they do it?!?!? Winemaker Timm Crull loves to drink clean, vibrant white wines from France. So he doesn't just make a wine because the grapes are available; he makes delicious wine because QUALITY grapes are available, and he knows what to do with them! Sourced from the cool region of Clarksburg (east of Napa), the wine does not go through secondary fermentation in order to retain fresh acidity and sees only 6 months in neutral barrels to promote texture. Clean and bright with a pale straw hue, the delicate aromas of lemon zest, underripe peach, crisp green apple, guava, and orange blossom draw you into the glass. The palate is light bodied with bright acidity dancing across the tongue giving way to a subtle chalky minerality, crisp citrus fruit and dainty honeysuckle. The long dry finish leaves your palate refreshed and eager for another sip. Truly the perfect Summer wine. Drink now to 3-5 years.