Unctuous texture and vivid fruit flavors suggest wild cherry and cranberry. Scents of fragrant hibiscus flower and mountain sage mingle with complex earth and mineral notes from old vines rooted in Chalone Vineyard limestone terroir.
Ample and rich body. Aromas of coffee, raisins and cassis lead into the mouthwatering palate. Layers of dark fruits such as dance on the palate leading into a lingering finish.
...outstanding focused cranberry and black fruits- fresh cracked white pepper & herbal draw on the palate – fuses the deep strong characteristics of the stock- Roasted Duck & Spiced Cranberry-Persimmon Chutney.
Lush peach, pear, apple and citrus expression. Complex minerality, precise acidity and opulent texture are the signatures of the Chalone limestone terroir. The fresh, lemony notes in the aromas turn to complex brioche nuances with age.