Gård Vintners 2012 Lawrence Vineyards Freyja, Columbia Valley, $14

By on July 6, 2014

gard-vintners-freja-2012-bottleBest Buy! Approachable and delicate begins to describe this estate Rhône-style blend of clone 1 Viognier (80%) with Tablas Creek clone Roussanne from this Frenchman Hills site. Perfumy aromas of orange Creamsicle, pink grapefruit, elderflower and cotton candy transition to flavors of yellow grapefruit, melon and honeycomb. A pleasant sheen of lanolin appears on the midpalate before a delivery of grapefruit pith and dusty minerality in the finish.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 360 cases

Alcohol: 14.6%

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