91 Points | International Wine Cellar , November/December 2012
Pale yellow. Expressive bouquet of ripe citrus fruits, white flowers, snap pea and herbs, with a stony overtone. Displays very good intensity, offering zesty lemon, lime and pear flavors and a touch of white pepper. Closes dry and long, with excellent clarity and lingering spiciness.
It is remarkable that an industry essentially less than a half-century old could capture the attention of the American wine-buying public to the degree that California has. Powerful consumer interest in California wine is driven by two major factors. The more obvious reason is that California's best wines, which come from grapes grown in...
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