The Vine (June 2011)
2009 Korbel California Brut Organically Grown Champagne
The 2009 Korbel California Brut Champagne, in accordance with U.S. Department of Agriculture organic
certification requirements, is made with organically grown grapes, producing a crisp and elegant style. Green-apple, lemon-zest and white-peach aromas are accented by a subtle yeast complexity, highlighting the Champagne’s long, crisp finish.
2010 Kenwood Vineyards Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc
The 2010 Kenwood Vineyards Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc has aromas of guava, lemon and lime; adding complexity to the background are notes of newly mown hay. The lemon and lime flavors accent the subtle herb tastes, contributing to the wine’s long, food-friendly finish. The Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc also is introducing its environmentally friendly ECO Series bottle and new Stelvin screw-cap closure, which preserve the wine’s aroma and flavors, eliminating oxidation and taint.
2010 Valley of the Moon Unoaked Chardonnay
The 2010 Valley of the Moon Winery Unoaked Chardonnay showcases the unusually cool climate in the Russian River Valley. Cold-fermented and aged in stainless-steel tanks, the vintage features aromas of orange blossom, tangerine, lime and minerals, complementing the lime, green-apple and kiwi fruit flavors; the subtle mineral accents add to a long, crisp finish.