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Malvasia Bianca

USA, White Blend, Jade Mountain, “White Wine Blend”, California, 2009

White blend of: Chardonnay, Marsanne, Pinot Gris, Riesling, Malvasia Bianca, Sauvignon Blanc and Viognier. N/ I did not look up the composition of this wine until after I rated it, but, to me, I thought was predominately Chardonnay, then Viognier, then Riesling. Did not guess any Sauvignon Blanc. A clear, buttered up California-style Chard crafting comes through, […]

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USA, Chardonnay (with splashes of MB and WR), Blackstone, Winemaker’s Select, Monterrey County, 2009

A white blend of: 93% Chardonnay, 5% Malvasia Bianca, and 2% White Riesling. Note: After 30 minutes she nicely blossomed, in a way that was surprising for the price range. N/ Medium-high oak. Round, yellow fruits. Light hay. Light riverstones. Light confectionary. T/ Medium-full mouthfeel. Very nice balance of sweetness, acid, and wood work (especially […]

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