2017 J. Wilkes Pinot Blanc
WINEMAKER: Wes Hagen
CASES PRODUCED: 448
APPELLATION: Santa Maria Valley
TITR ATABLE ACIDIT Y: 5.01 g/L
COLOR: Light straw color with brilliant clarity.
Bright, mineral, nervey with nectarine skin, peach flesh, floral / saline.
Round, ripe stone fruit on the attack, layered with stoney minerals in the mid-palate, finishing with refreshing structure and mouth-watering acidity.
Smoked BBQ, spicy fried chicken sandwich, potato chips or savory (buttered?) popcorn, it’s impossible to taste this wine and not think of white sashimi fish or cold-water oysters.