March 2017

March 2017

    In the vineyard: Pruning is underway. For the next month this will be our main vineyard task. We started with older vines and then moved to recently planted vineyards. The recent very cold weather has us concerned about trunk damage in the young vines....

2015 Chardonnay

2015 Chardonnay $27.00 Aromas: Wet stone, white flowers, pineapple Palate: Classic Linden “Villages” Chardonnay showing ripeness and balance with fresh acidity and a dry long finish Food Pairings: Grilled salmon, or any ‘steak’ fish. Lightly...

2015 Avenius Chardonnay

2015 Avenius Chardonnay $36.00 Aromas: Spring flowers, lemon verbena, cold mountain stream. Palate: ripe, lush, dry, persistent. Food pairing: Roasted chicken, salmon, monk fish. Vineyard: Avenius Vineyard is owned and operated by Shari Avenius, who is also Linden...

2016 Rose

2016 Rosé $22.00 Aromas: watermelon, Mandarin orange Palate: Dry, ripe, lush, weighty, finishes long and persistent with moderate acidity and some tannin. Food Pairings: A good wine for picnics or al fresco dining. Cold meats, cold seafood, smoked fish and tabouleh...

Weather Worries

It has started. The “worries” give a growing season its official beginning. Vine buds are still as tight as a drum, but sap has been flowing and temperatures for the next few nights are predicted to be in the teens. We saw something similar in 2014 (but...