2012 KISSIN' COUSINS
62% Viognier, 26% Grenache Blanc, 12% Roussanne

2012 KISSIN' COUSINS

12-12-14 NEWS FLASH: Wine Spectator just rated this wine with an amazing 92 point score. Here is what they wrote: "Stylish, with peach, pear and yellow apple flavors that have a luxurious, full, silky body and spice accents. Chamomile and floral notes linger on the long finish, as does a dried aprioct hint." 

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62% Viognier, 26% Grenache Blanc and 12% Roussanne

Aromas of ripe stone fruit, honeysuckle and traces of minerality are paired with a full-bodied palate that concludes with a long and fruit packed finish which all make this Rhone white nothing short of a crowd pleaser. Kissin' Cousins meets every expectation of a food-friendly wine that is great for special occasions as well as every day and either way is sure to WOW even the toughest of white wine lovers.

Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Viognier: Clone 642, Rootstock 3309, 1.87 Acres Planted Roussanne: Clone 467, Rootstock 101-14, 1.61 Acres Planted Grenache Blanc, Alta Colina Vineyards: Clone 141, Rootstock 1103P, 1.27 Acres Planted
Production
230 Cases Produced
Wine Specs
Vintage
2012
Varietal
White Rhone Blend
Appellation
Paso Robles
Vineyard Designation
Caliza Estate, Alta Colina Estate
Aging
9 months French oak and stainless steel
Fermentation
Secondary Ferment: Partial on Roussanne and Grenache Blanc; inhibited on SS Viognier
Bottling Date
May 2013
Alcohol %
14.0
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