Terra D'Oro 2015 Chenin Blanc/Viognier, Clarksburg
A vibrant, refreshing blend, grapes for the Terra d'Oro Chenin Blanc & Viognier are handpicked from select vineyards. The Chenin Blanc, a versatile white grape variety that can range from dry to very sweet and typically offers high acidity, comes from the Clarksburg appellation in the Sacramento Delta. This region is well-known for producing Chenin Blanc thanks to the rich soils and maritime influence. The Viognier is from the Voteau Vineyard in Amador County. The high elevation, warm days and cool nights bring intense varietal character to the fruit. Wine Enthusiast Magazine liked this so much they made it an Editors' Choice. With a score of 90 points they said "This is an elegant, intricate wine that's fresh and lively while layered with attractive green apple, white pepper and thyme flavors. Light bodied, it makes a great apéritif or pairing with fish and fowl."