Clendenen Family Le Bon Climat Vineyard Santa Maria Aligote 2020
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Wine Tasting Notes
From new vines, this Aligote offers a lively, fresh fruit character of citrus, pear, with mineral and floral notes. It is dry and well structured. Here is a definite "porch pounder" - fantastic for warm weather, outdoor fish fries, and everyday sippin'.
The aromas are fresh pear and lavender with a saline background. There is tartness to this wine, like the Burgundian version of Aligoté, but his wine has so much more. This tartness meshes with the steely/mineral aspect of this wine to make this a perfect match with seafood. A bottle of Aligoté, a plate of garlicky clams and an ocean view sounds like a perfect match.