Santa Clara Valley Marsanne, 2018

Produced by Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery

This 2018 Estate Marsanne has a small amount of skin-contact Viognier blended in, adding a richness not typically found in this light, crisp varietal.

Icons/location pin Santa Clara Valley, San Francisco Bay, California
Icons/wine/white Uncommon White
Icons/star Rare wine (100 cases produced)

The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
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Food Pairing

Shrimp Ceviche, Moroccan Chicken Tagine, Salmon Eggs Benedict, Asian Food, Crab Cakes

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Tasting Notes

Apricot, Meyer Lemon, Yellow Flower

What's cool?

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Interesting Winemaking Technique

includes a small amount of skin- fermented Viognier blended in

Santa Clara, California

Lion Ranch Vineyards & Winery

Husband and wife team from soil to sales, specializing in small lot, estate, organically grown Rhone and Provence varietals and blends.

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Nerdy Details

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What's in the bottle
Marsanne ()
ABV: 13.7%
Harvest
Marsanne from 7 year old vines from Lion Ranch Estate Vineyard, Santa Clara Valley ().
Press: Direct press
Winemaking
Fermentation: Stainless steel, temperature controlled
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Clarification: Cold stabilized and Filtered
Aging
Stainless steel