Bright golden with soft yellow straw highlights. The sublime nose
walks a taut line between the Old World mineral driven aromatics
(talc, wet stones, chalk) and New World fruit (melons, nectarines,
tangerine, and white grapes overlaid with honey, lime blossoms, and
An intense, unctuous attack leads to a balanced and succulent
mid-palate. The wine's richness and weight is held in place and
balanced by crisp ripe acidity that gives focus and integrity to the wine.
The long finish finally ends with a strong mineral and honeyed
presence. The 2006 A to Z Pinot Blanc highlights the power and poise
of the 2006 Oregon white wine vintage.