2018 Paper Street Vineyard Clairette Blanche
2018 PAPER STREET VINEYARD CLAIRETTE BLANCHE
In the Willow Creek District lies Paper Street Vineyard. Thisland was used for barley and almonds until the mid-1990’sbut was mostly abandoned until the Dusi family planted vineshere. The limestone-white hills, hot days, and cool nightsmake for concentrated, vibrant, and mineral-driven wines.
VINIFICATION: Whole cluster pressed into stainless steel. Fermented cool at62F and aged in stainless steel and neutral French oakbarrique. The wine was bottled after 10 months.
TASTING NOTES: Tuberose, night-blooming Jasmine, fresh cut pineapple,Chinese white pear, salt water taffy, and cake batter on thenose. White peach, white currant, golden kiwi, sweet lime,loquat, warm spiced braised quince, and vanilla beanpoached pears on the palate. The finish is mineral, lively, andtextural