This wine is light straw-yellow in color. The nose offers freshly cut green apples and pears, with notes of hay and citrus rind. The palate offers a soft texture redolent of pears, honeydew melon, passion fruit and citrus. Well balanced with good minerality, this wine ends with a crisp, lingering finish.
The vineyards soil is sub-surface limestone layered beneath sandy loam topsoil, and the vines average 15 years of age. The 2013 vintage was outstanding, with very good subsoil moisture, which was carried over from 2011, alongside a reasonable and consistent average summer rainfall and the temperature range was moderate to below average. These factors along with very good canopy health through the course of the season, was the perfect combination for a great harvest. Overall, this vintage created one of the best wines over the past two decades, showing outstanding flavor and natural acidity.
This wine is ideally served slightly chilled by itself, or with soft cheeses and pear or melon.