Bonny Doon Ca' del Solo Big House White 2002

White Blends from Central Coast, California

Item No. 55193
  • white wine
  • screw cap wine
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Winemaker's Notes

We've used more sauvignon blanc [including some from the very special Rutherford bench, the dusty soil of which is alleged to impart a very particular top-note to sauvignon] in this cuvée, which adds a wonderful grapefruit/gooseberry/cassis-like component as well as a substantial dollop of viognier for fragrance and finesse; the wine is crisp, light and lively on the palate. I had written that this wine was a fabulous bargain qua Pesky. As Big House White, it is the most elegant and intelligent purchase you could possibly make. And yes, it will complement all manner of scaly, scary aquatica.

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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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Learn About Central Coast

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 White Wine While there are a slew of other white varietals out there in the world, a few more worth knowing about... Albarino Mostly grown and drunk in the northwest part of Spain, Rias Baixas (in Galacia), this grape is loved by almost all who try it. A great alternative to Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay and every other white grape, Albarino is aromatically intense...

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