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2018 Shining Star Blanc

$36

Our 2018 Shining Star Blanc is a luminous blend of the vineyards white Rhône varietals, Roussanne, Marsanne, and Viognier. Vibrant tropical aromas swirl with luscious delight culminating in a bright, scintillating finish. Early morning handpicks were immediately pressed while the grapes were still cold, preserving the freshness and fruit intensity. The wine was then cold-fermented in stainless steel with limited exposure to oxygen, retaining the subtle nuances of the crisp fruit and high-tone esters. Malolactic fermentation was inhibited further preserving the aromatics and fresh acidity of the wine.

Composition: 50% Roussanne / 37.5% Marsanne / 12.5% Viognier
Vineyard: Cass Vineyards
AVA: Geneseo District / Paso Robles AVA
Alchohol: 14.1%
Production: 140 cases produced
Awards:
GOLD MEDAL: 2019 Los Angeles International Wine Competition

SILVER MEDAL: 2020 Toast of the Coast International Wine Competition

BRONZE MEDAL: 2019 OC Wine Society Competition
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