Enticing aromas of apricot, peach and green apple lure you into this smooth-textured, palate-coating white wine. All through the midpalate those orchard-fruit flavors and textures stay consistent and ever so enjoyable, then give way to notes of almond and quince. Everything's backed by balanced acidity and a subtle hint of oak. Enjoy this with roasted chicken, salmon or all on its own.
Recipe PairingsPumpkin Ravioli with Sage Butter
Monterey, Central Coast, California, United States
More than a dozen red grape varieties may be used to make a Côtes du Rhône red, but the most common are Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre.