Bonny Doon Muscat Vin de Glaciere (half-bottle) 1999

Dessert from Central Coast, California

Item No. 17716
  • W&S85
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Winemaker's Notes

We have a couple of new tricks up our sleeves this year with Muscat. We have added a more generous proporion of malvasia, including a lot that was concentrated by a different technique - the very romantic process of reverse osmosis. We also fermented the various lots with differing yeast strains in the hopes of attaining incrementally greater complexity, using one yeastie-beastie of the Teutonic stripe and on sauternais, recapitulating the age-old dichotomous agon but in this case, it was the microflora who were battling it out. Once again we trot out all of the usual suspects: pineapple, peach, pear and litchi. A rich, decadent style, not unlike the 1998, we invite you to chill with another classic wine of the icebox.

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Bonny Doon Vineyard is situated in the Santa Cruz Mountains in the tiny hamlet of Bonny Doon. The winery was founded in 1983 by the Grahm family. Randall Grahm, Winemaker and President-for-Life of Bonny Doon Vineyard, was born in Los Angeles in 1953 and attended Uncle Charlie's Summer Camp, excuse me, the prestigious University of California at Santa Cruz, where he was a permanent...

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The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Other Dessert Beyond Port and Sherry, here are a few of our favorites: Sauternes - the golden wine of the Sauternes region in Bordeaux, these wines are made with botrytis-affected Semillon grapes and produce a rich, honeyed concoction with an amazing balance of sweetness and acidity. Don"t discount Sauternes' neighbor, Barsac, or even the region across the river,...

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