Toasty and exotic aromas of spiced apple and orange
blossom. The palate is seamless and layered with loads of
ripe nectarine and vanilla bean. Acidity lifts the mid palate.
Pear, sweet apple, and butterscotch linger on the finish
Food Pairing Notes
Post-bud-break, a cold front brought record-low
temperatures and frost into the Willamette Valley, leaving
many to wonder if there would be any crop to harvest in Fall.
May and June followed with unusually cool temperatures,
furthering the worry of low yields or a complete loss. July
through September was surprisingly warm and helped get the
growing season back on track. Ideal conditions continued
into October, allowing the fruit extra weeks of hangtime not
typically seen in recent vintage