Wesley Ashley Wines

2009 Intelligent Design Cuvée Blanc

White Blend

Santa Barbara County

Offer Expired:Dec 04, 2012 at 11:59 pm
$34.00
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Very highly recommended and very limited, please make your decision very quickly, dear Operative. This wine will sell out.

Today’s 2009 Wesley Ashley Cuvee Blanc is a very rich and well-tempered wine that is packed with rich flavors and wonderfully bright aromas. On the palate, the wine is fresh and crisp. With a little bit of the blend having spent time in French oak, the wine also has a soft elegance.

This is a great, silky, food-friendly wine for fans of more complex Chardonnay or crisp Sauvignon Blanc. Pair with a lovely persimmon salad, steamed muscles, baked root vegetables (beets, parsnips, yams), or a roasted beet salad with goat cheese.

Tasting Profile

Look:

Pale, light golden color with perfect clarity and glistening edges. After spinning the wine, tall, skinny legs ease their way down the glass wall. After a moment, a second round of legs appear - and then take even longer to move down the glass.

Smell:

Fresh, bright aromas of peach, apricot, honeysuckle at first. These are balanced against integrated green fig, fresh citrus and subtle white pepper.

Taste:

Fresh, rich and mature, with flavors of melon, lemon, Fuyu persimmon combine with a flinty minerality and a bright bright acidity.

Finish:

Long and ultra-smooth, with fresh fruits that gradually yield to a mineral and white pepper bite that lingers on for a very long time.

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Offer Expired:Dec 04, 2012 at 11:59 pm
$34.00
Avg. Price
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