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Carol Shelton 2019 Coquille Blanc

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SKU:
54639
UPC:
856671002139
Size:
750ml
Points:
91
ABV:
13.5
Country/State:
USA-California
Vintage:
2019

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Product Overview

The 2019 Carol Shelton Coquille Blanc is Rhône-style blend of Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Viognier, and Marsanne. The exotic nose begins with complex aromas of spicy pears and white peaches, almond paste/marzipan, and a touch of honeysuckle perfume. In the mouth, it is crisply dry yet creamy, round and full-bodied, with nice almond paste on crisp-yet-juicy pear fruit. It is the perfect complement to its namesake shellfish, as well as chicken or pork dishes with buttery and creamy sauces.

Varietal Composition: 40% Grenache Blanc, 25% Roussanne, 25% Viognier, 10% Marsanne
Appellation: Paso Robles AVA
Vineyard: Nevarez Vineyard
Farming Practices: Sustainable
Aging: 8 months in French oak (4% new) and acacia (11% new) barrels
Winemaker: Carol Shelton
Production: 1362 cases

91 Points - Wine Spectator
"Intense, mouthwatering and fragrant, offering orange blossom, marmalade, green apple and mango flavors on a smooth frame, with the intensity crescendoing on the finish. Grenache Blanc, Roussanne, Viognier and Marsanne. Drink now. 1,362 cases made." -MW, 4/30/21

91 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"Aromas of peach, honey cake and Key lime pie make for a ripe entry to the nose of this blend of white Rhône grapes. There's a viscous feel to the sip, where flavors of roasted orange, lemon tonic and a bit of peach arise." -MK, 4/1/21

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