An elegant blend of classic Rhône Valley varietals Rousanne, Viognier, Marsanne, and Picpoul, this wine is an instant crowd-pleaser. Notes of lemon and orange blossom, peach crumble, and passionfruit give way to juicy vibrancy on the palate with a crisp, minerally finish. This wine is sunshine in a glass. Enjoy with grilled shrimp, raw oysters, or fish tacos. But as its name suggests, be sure to enjoy it among friends, or les copains.
The citrusy nose shows fresh quince, apricot, orange peels and bitter lemon. The fruit flavors are ripe on the palate due to soft acidity, offering bitter citrus, peach and orange. There is a touch of white pepper on the midpalate, ending with notes of clementine and lime pith. This wine captures the tartness juxtaposed to vivid fruit expression like classic Albariño, with a complex mid-palate and finish. Pair with seafood, shellfish, paella dishes, or garden salads.
This aromatic golden-hued Viognier takes its cue from its iconic cousins in the Northern Rhône Valley. Offering fragrant floral notes backed by fleshy summer peaches, this Viognier is the perfect Texas answer for Chardonnay lovers. The palate is fresh and bright with an easy, delicate weight that finishes with a zippy lift. A delicious pairing for roasted chicken or pork tenderloin with grilled peaches, this heralded French variety has found a happy home in the hot, dusty soils of the Texas High Plains.
One of the world’s most planted white grape varieties, Chenin Blanc is famed in the cool climate regions of France’s Loire Valley as well as in the marine-influenced regions of South Africa. But this versatile grape also shines in the dry Texas heat of the High Plains. Leading with notes of yellow pear, fleshy sun-kissed lemon, glazed pineapple, crystalline honeycomb, and a hint of candied ginger, this wine is rich and concentrated with a broad, dry palate that finishes with a vibrant lift.
Restrained on the nose, this varietal wine brings muddled lemon with a slight char and salty cheese rind to mind. There's a substantial weight to the palate, as well as a bit more fruit, with bruised peach offering a bit of juiciness. Silken in feel, there's just enough acid to maintain balance.