The grapes for this wine come from Birch Creek—a vineyard that Jay manages.
Initial notes of pear and banana bread lead the way to vanilla, lemon, bubblegum, and butterscotch. This wine is full-bodied, with a creamy texture and excellent balance, making it our favorite Thanksgiving wine.
Appellation: Walla Walla Valley
Vineyards: Birch Creek Vineyard
Vineyard Manager: Jay DeWitt
Winemaker: Neil Johnston
Blend: 80% Chardonnay, 20% Sémillon
Cooperage: Aged in 20% new American oak for 6 months
Cases Produced: 130
Bottled: May 16, 2017
Age through: 2019