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Pope Valley Winery LLC

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Wine Specs
Chenin Blanc
2% New French Oak - Partial Malolactic
Bottling Date
March 28th 2017
Residual Sugar
Dry <0.2%
Alcohol %

2016 Chenin Blanc

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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
The 2016 Chenin Blanc leads in with fresh crisp granny smith apple, passion fruit and fresh fig. The palate is crisp and fresh with notes of citrus zest and a refreshing minerality on the palate.
Vineyard Notes
These vineyards yield rich fruit forward wines characteristic of the terroir. Pope Valley vineyards are located in the North-Eastern hills of the Vaca Mountains in a town called Pope Valley within the Napa Valley Appellation. The soil is a pleaston loam with areas of a Bressa-Dibble complex. Pope Valley is a warm growing climate with cool evenings and mornings which allow the grapes to hang on the vine long enough to ripen to their fullest potential and cool enough at nights to develop complex varietal aromas.
Production Notes
282 Cases Produced
Winemaker Notes
This mouth-watering Chenin is the perfect alternative to Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Gris. To deliver the full expression of this grape this vintage was crushed, pressed and fermented cold to show off its aromatics.
Food Pairing Notes
Chill and pair this wine with oysters on the half shell, shrimp cocktail, cucumber salads and like Summertime fare.