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Blindfold (2015)

Product Information

Country: USA

Area: California

Wine style: White

Varietal: Grenache blanc, Marsanne, Chenin Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, Roussanne

Style: Dry

Producer: The Prisoner Wine Company

Size: 750ml

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About the wine
In establishing our own spin on a white blend, winemaker Jen Beloz and her team sought out interesting Rhône and aromatic varietals that nicely compliment a classic Chardonnay base. Through partnering with growers dedicated to cultivating alternative varietals in their outstanding vineyard sites, the result is a wine that is bold and intriguing.

Winemaker notes
The wine opens up with alluring aromas of freshly peeled mandarin orange, peach nectar, and honeydew melon. Hints of white citrus blossom, marzipan and toasted hazelnut add a nice layer of complexity. On the palette, the wine has a rich creamy entry that is balanced by bright acidity and minerality. These characteristics carry through to the finish with flavors of lime zest and toasted marshmallow.

Point
・Created to provide the perfect white wine companion to The Prisoner, Blindfold is bold and intriguing.
・In establishing our own spin on a white blend, winemaker Jen Beloz and her team sought out interesting Rhone and aromatic varietals that would nicely compliment a classic Chardonnay base
・Through partnering with growers who are dedicated to cultivating alternative varietals in their outstanding vineyards throughout California, the result is a wine that is complex and delicious

THE BLEND
Chardonnay, Roussanne, Viognier, Grenache Blanc, Marsanne, Chenin Blanc

 

Terroir/Vinification

The Vineyards
Napa Valley: Stagecoach, Rodgers, Somerston
Sonoma/Carneros: Sangiacomo, La Prenda, Kunde
Santa Barbara: Camp 4, Vogelzang

Aging
Aged for 10 months 85% in barrel
25% New Oak Combination of French and Hungarian
15% in stainless steel

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