Stunning aromas of lemon-lime and floral emerge. The palate is initially greeted with citrus followed by evolving flavors of wet rock, cantaloupe and peach. Impressive concentration with balanced acidity.
Ripe flavors dazzle with bright, fruit-focused layers of apricot, mango and peach infused with hints of vanilla from the French oak. Rich stone fruit and butterscotch flavors are followed by a lingering mineral finish.
16% Syrah adds lush dark boysenberry fruit and a firm tannin structure. This fruit forward wine expresses floral notes of violets and anise followed by a touch of minerality and a dark chocolate finish.
Lush peach, pear, apple and citrus expression. Complex minerality, precise acidity and opulent texture are signatures of the Chalone limestone terroir. The fresh, lemony aromas turn to complex brioche nuances with age.