2016 Sunnyside Vineyard Auxerrois
Bottled: May 2017
An elegant, little-known Alsatian sister varietal of Chardonnay, Auxerrois’ contribution to the great Alsatian Pinot Blancs means the grape has earned more renown than is attributed to it by name. This single vineyard Auxerrois is made in a dry style well-suited to its old vine, cool climate site in the South Salem Hills. Opening with rich aromas of almond croissant and lemon balm, the palate offers terroir-driven minerality and creamy texture. The finish is persistent, with warm aromas of heirloom apple.