2021 Lieu Dit Winery Melon de Bourgogne - Santa Maria Valley California
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Lieu Dit wines are consciously crafted using old world varietals grown in Santa Barbara, CA.
"From Bien Nacido a foundational vineyard of the Santa Maria Valley, this is a crisp, mineral-driven wine with captivating brininess. Think: lime leaf and pear, wet stone and sea spray.
Here in California, to encounter Melon de Bourgogne - the grape of Muscadet - is exceedingly rare, and yet this fifty-year-old vineyard has always hidden in plain sight. (The vines’ origins involve a case of mistaken identity—a tale best shared over a glass of wine. Just ask us some time!)
Planted in 1973 on its own roots, this wine is at once a time capsule and just simply refreshing. As for its pairing—We aren’t rewriting the rules. Just look to our label."
- Eric Railsback
Tropical fruit nose peaches & melon
Dry German Riesling in style
Dry textured puckering oyster shell lime chalk