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Jolie-Laide Fanucchi-Wood Road Trousseau Gris 2023

Jolie-Laide Fanucchi-Wood Road Trousseau Gris 2023

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Varietal: Trousseau Gris

Region: Sonoma County,CA

Country: United States

Volume: 750ml

 This wine, from the Fanucchi-Wood Road Vineyard in the Russian River Valley of Sonoma County, California, is a unique expression of the Trousseau Gris grape. Trousseau Gris is a rare variety originally from the Jura region in France, and Jolie-Laide has done an exceptional job in crafting this wine.

Tasting Notes

  • Color: Pale pinkish-orange, often referred to as a "ramato" style.
  • Nose: Aromas of stone fruits like peach and apricot, with hints of citrus and floral notes.
  • Palate: Crisp and refreshing with flavors of white peach, nectarine, and a touch of honeydew melon. It has a vibrant acidity and a slightly saline finish that adds complexity.
  • Body: Light to medium-bodied, making it an excellent choice for a variety of occasions.

Pairing Suggestions

  • Seafood: Grilled shrimp, seared scallops, or a delicate white fish like sole or halibut.
  • Cheese: Soft, creamy cheeses like brie or burrata.
  • Salads: Fresh, citrusy salads with ingredients like fennel, orange segments, and mixed greens.
  • Poultry: Roast chicken or turkey with herbs.

Serving Tips

  • Temperature: Serve chilled, around 50-55°F (10-13°C).
  • Glassware: Use a standard white wine glass to concentrate the aromas.
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About Winemaker

So..What's natural wine again?

  • No synthetic molecules in the vines
  • Plowing or other solutions to avoid chemical herbicides
  • Use of indigenous yeast
  • Handpicked grapes
  • Low to no filtering
  • Low to no sulfites
  • Winemaking that respects the grapes: no pumping or rough handling
    of the grapes
  • no micro-oxygenation

Not all of our wines are natural; some are simply organic or sustainable.
However, they're all delicious and good for you!