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Pinot Blanc

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In the United States, many of the vines called Pinot blanc are actually a different variety, Melon de Bourgogne/Muscadet, that resembles Chardonnay when on the vine. This mistake was discovered around the mid 1980s by a French oenologist who was examining rootstock while visiting University of California, Davis, and now Pinot blanc purchased from a nursery will be the genuine article. The grape is also grown in Austria and Hungary as well as in Burgundy, France.

Pinot blanc has also been confused with Chardonnay, and wineries often vinify it in a similar style, using barrel fermentation, new oak and malolactic fermentation. It can also be treated more lightly and made into a crisper wine that still has some ability to age.
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Food Pairing: Pairs well with salads, soft cheeses, and nuts. Delicate fish and shrimp dishes work well with Pinot Blanc, as does a dessert fruit plate or tart.
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Byron Winery
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2005 Pinot Blanc
Santa Maria Valley

While much of the Pinot Blanc in California is planted to a related grape variety, Byron's vineyards consist solely of the true Pinot Blanc clone. Grown on 25-year-old vines that w ...moreere grafted to Pinot Blanc in 1991, this noble variety flourishes in our cool, often foggy, coastal valley. With genetic links to Pinot Noir, Pinot Blanc—when made with care—is a distinctly aromatic, richly textured white wine.

Byron 2005 Pinot Blanc is stylish and crisp, offering bright aromatics and pure fruit flavor of richly layered texture. Aromas of orange blossom, lemon and lime are accented by hints of mineral and all spice. Vibrant flavors, including honey, clove and lemon zest culminate with a bright finish.

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Raye’s Hill Vineyard
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2004 Anderson Valley Pinot Blanc
Anderson Valley

Aromas of green apple and pear, full bodied flavors of ripe pear & quince.
Silver Medal - S.D. Wine Competition

$18.00  
Elliston Vineyards
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2002 Pinot Blanc

Aromas of ripe fruit and vanilla precede flavors of crisp apple and butterscotch. Crab and lobster pair wonderfully with its buttery notes while apple, Camembert and hazelnuts high ...morelight its fruitiness.

$14.00  
Donati Family Vineyard
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2006 Donati Family Vineyard Pinot Blanc
Paicines

Donati Pinot Blanc truly reflects the delicacy of flavor and savory character for which this variety is known and appreciated around the world.

$15.00  
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Handley Cellars
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2006 Pinot Blanc
Anderson Valley, Hein Vineyard

This is Handley Cellars’ first Pinot Blanc, originating from Hein Vineyard, which is located at the northern end of Anderson Valley, very near Handley’s Estate Vineyard.
...more /> With aromas of gardenia, peaches, and a touch of cinnamon, this wine starts soft on the front palate, moving into flavors of apples and creme brulée. Pinot Blanc is reminiscent of a crisp Chardonnay, and thus pairs well with some of the same foods. It shows a bit more spice than Chardonnay, so it will balance mildly spicy curries with scallops or prawns.

$20.00  
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Saddleback Cellars
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2005 Pinot Blanc
Oakville

Our Pinot Blanc vineyard was planted in 1994, just south of our front door. We are pleased to release the third vintage of Pinot Blanc to derive exclusively from our estate. The re ...moresulting wine is 100% Pinot Blanc, 100% Oakville.
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Valley of the Moon Winery
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2006 Pinot Blanc
Sonoma County

Aromas of honeysuckle, pear and lime are accented with a hint of hazelnut. Rich and complex tropical and citrus fruit flavors lead to a creamy finish balanced with crisp green appl ...moree tartness.

$18.00  
Dutton Goldfield
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2006 Pinot Blanc
Shop Block, Russian River Valley

When Steve said he had a couple of rows of Pinot Blanc at the main Dutton Ranch Shop available last year, we couldn't resist the opportunity to make this wine. Pinot Blanc, the whi ...morete grape cousin of Pinot Noir, is a natural choice for the cold valley site at the original home ranch. The classic Green Valley conditions of cold, foggy nights and sunny days enhances the varietal's aromatics, bright acidity and cleansing minerality. Our 2006 Pinot Blanc is crisp and fresh, with juicy apricot and peach aromas and steely just-picked apple flavors. It's a racy, bright wine, cool and refreshing for sipping on a hot summer afternoon or evening. We made just 112 cases from this small block.

$25.00  
Donati Family Vineyard
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2007 Pinot Blanc

Donati Pinot Blanc truly reflects the delicacy of flavor and savory character for which this variety is known and appreciated around the world.

Enjoy this wine as a ...moredelicious aperitif, or as an ideal partner with grilled fish, Spicy Vietnamese or Thai cuisine, or garden fare.

$20.00  
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When Steve said he had a couple of rows of Pinot Blanc at the main Dutton Ranch Shop available last year, we couldn't resist the opportunity to make this wine. Pinot Blanc, the white grape cousin of Pinot Noir, is a natural choice for the cold valley site at the original home ranch. The classic Gree ...

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