For the 2005 vintage, the blend of 62% Pinot Grigio
and 38% Chardonnay provides fruit-forward elements of pineapple, apple, ripe
pear and creamy lemon. The Chardonnay and
Pinot Grigio were blended together when there was still a small amount of
unfermented sugar in the Chardonnay – resulting in a wine with excellent
This wine works equally well as an aperitif or as a
perfect match for quiche with a butter lettuce salad, herb-crusted halibut or
lobster with tarragon butter.