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2015 Carol Shelton White Blends or Varietals "Coquille Blanc"

Winery: Carol Shelton

Vintage: 2015

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Coquille Blanc"

Wine Category: White Blends or Varietals

Grape blend: 40% Grenache Blanc, 30% Roussanne, 23% Viognier & 7% Marsanne

Region: Paso Robles

State or country: CA

Price: $24

Cases produced: 1,070

KWG Score: 91 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good (89)

Review date: November 27, 2016

Wine Review: This white gold colored Rhone grape blend from California is very good. It opens with a fragrant peach and golden delicious apple bouquet. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and round in the mouth. The flavor profile is a vanilla infused pear with notes of apricot and honeysuckle. I also detected a touch of oak towards the end. The finish is dry and its flavors drift away nicely. This wine is food friendly and would pair well with grilled halibut. Enjoy – Ken

Winemaker Notes: Exotic nose of spicy pears and white peaches, almond paste/marzipan, a touch of honeysuckle perfume. Multi-dimensional (many layers), a hard-to-describe range of aromatics, intriguing, almost mysterious! In the mouth it is crisply dry yet creamy and round and full-bodied, with nice almond paste on crisp-yet-juicy pear fruit.

Organic status: not organic

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