An optimistic flaxen color in the glass, our 2021 Viognier expresses aromas of baked
green apple and golden pear, alongside floral notes of honeysuckle and fruit tree
blossom. The sweetness of honey and melon balance a substantial lemon acidity making
for a full and flavorful palate. This harmony and balance of flavors continues through an
Our home ranch on the westside of the High Valley AVA has been known as “High
Serenity Ranch” for over one hundred years. The blocks planted to this idyllic site include
Pinot Gris, Sauvignon Blanc, Viognier and Gewurztraminer. Each block is comprised of
ancient lakebed and alluvial soils from the surrounding mountain range. The transverse
valley winds create some of the coolest sites in Lake County. The lower temperatures on
the valley floor allow for diurnal temperature swings of more than forty degrees,
enhancing flavor development while the retaining a crisp acidity.
Suggested Release Date 11/3/2022
These grapes are harvested at optimal ripeness and flavor, pressed and fermented cold
in stainless steel tanks. The resulting wine is then Sur Lie aged for 10 months in a
combination of one concrete tank and one barrel of year-old French Oak. The finished
wine is racked clean, lightly fined and filtered before bottling.