Grgich Hills Estate Fume Blanc 2002
It has a very delicate perfume of wildflowers in the glass, followed by long, lingering flavors which are definitely on the citrusy side, reminiscent of lemon or grapefruit.
This wine will prove to be very compatible with Asian dishes, particularly the fragrant, mildly spicy cuisine of Thailand. With a limited amount of bottle age, it will become even more mellow and appealing.
Winemaker Ivo Jeramaz joined his uncle at Grgich Hills Estate in 1986 and has since become the wineries winemaker and VP of vineyards and production. Ivo has always had a passion for organic and regenerative farming practices. He has committed to farming each of our five estate vineyards organically without the assistance of pesticides or herbicides.
"At Grgich Hills, we grow grapes like my grandfather did, farming without chemicals and pesticides," Ivo says. "Mike taught me early in my career that you need great grapes to make great wine. Over the years, I’ve focused on working with the land. Through our natural farming, it’s been very rewarding to see the soil alive with healthier plants than under conventional farming. It allows the wines to be more authentic—more distinctive."
The health of the vineyards has and always will be a top priority for Grgich Hills Estate. With each glass of their wine, they hope that you can have the confidence that they have grown the best grapes possible in healthy, organically farmed vineyards.