Beautifully vibrant flavors of fresh star fruit and ripe Bartlett pear marry perfectly with subtle mineral notes. Whole cluster pressing gives delineated fruit flavors. Finally, the oak is perfectly understated in a wonderful proportion with the alcohol and crisp acidity. The mouthfeel has a nice weight and texture.
100% Woodward Canyon North block. These vines were originally sourced from Celilo Vineyard and planted in 2011. Established in 1976, Woodward Canyon is the westernmost vineyard in Walla Walla Valley AVA, roughly 15 miles west of Walla Walla Washington. There are 41 vineyard acres planted and several more acres of green belts that support native species such as western juniper, ponderosa pine, western sagebrush, arrowleaf balsamroot, and perennial wildflowers. Ritzville silt loam over fractured basalt, slope 15-18%, 750-850ft elevation. Managed in house by Woodward Canyon.
2019 was a warm/dry vintage. The north block CH yielded a high yield of 5.8 tons/acre.
Food Pairing Notes
Serve well chilled with your favorite Pacific Northwest seafood dishes.
Case Production: 132 cases