The Mariah vineyard is farmed and owned by Dan and Vicki Dooling and is one of the most sought-after vineyards by talented winemakers looking for sumptuous Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, and Zinfandel. This Chardonnay might be one of Andy’s best! The fruit here shines with peach, red apple, apricot, and a tangerine spice reminiscent of the great Meursault in Burgundy. Fruity, yet deliciously dry, this will pair with fish, poultry, Boeuf de Bourgogne, escargot, and pasta with cream.
Cheese Plate, Steamed Lobster, Almonds, Roast Chicken
Butterscotch, Peach Pit, Nutty
Located at about 2600 feet above sea level, the Mariah vineyards is one of the prized sites in the Mendocino Ridge (Islands in the sky) AVA. Wolfey-Bearwallow soil complex. What's surprising is how high it is on the mountain, the loamy soil is quite deep. Dan and Vicki Dooling have been farming this vineyard organically for over 30 years.
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