2016 Vin de Paille

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2016 Vin de Paille

Awards: Sunset International Wine Competition - Bronze

$45.00Regular /  $38.25 Member  - 375ml

This Vin de Paille or “straw wine” is light and luscious in the mouth and is not an overly sweet dessert wine. It is extremely balanced in terms of acidity and exhibits aromatics of apple and honeysuckle and with, bright kumquat, tangerine and lemon curd. This wine has a lasting finish of citrus marmalade.

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Domaine Artefact, San Diego County (California) Estate Vin de Paille 2016: Winemaker Mark Robinson names this wine for the process, where select fruit clusters are dried on a bed of straw to concentrate sugars without sacrificing acidity. A blend of Grenache Blanc and Viognier from his Highland Valley estate, it features dried apricot, peach, orange blossom, marzipan and spice on a viscous palate tempered with bright acid. The finish is clean and invites you back for more. A fine solo dessert glass. 92 Rich Cook Dec 26, 2017

Cases: Produced: 256
Composition: Grenache Noir
AL: 14%
AVA: South Coast, San Diego County, Estate