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Snipes Mountain is known for its unique topography, high elevations and soils that differentiate it from the rest of the Yakima Valley AVA. 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It gives up exotic lychee nut, citrus blossom, melon and honeycomb to go with a medium to full-bodied, textured and rich style on the palate that keeps you coming back to the glass. Loaded with sweet fruit and showing fantastic length, as well as a clean, dry finish...\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWine Enthusiast:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e Modeled on a white Bordeaux, this is a lovely, lightly toasty blend of two-thirds Sauvignon Blanc and one-third Sémillon. The pretty fruit mixes candied lemon, peach and pear with streaks of butterscotch and a suggestion of hazelnuts.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\nDeLille Cellars is a prestigious Washington State wine producer, founded in 1992. With a focus on the Red Mountain AVA and other top sites in the Columbia Valley, it has been a leading player in establishing the viticultural credentials of the state. DeLille Cellars is also one of the first wineries in Washington to predominantly focus on producing both red and wines from Bordeaux varieties. DeLille was one of the first five wineries in the state to gain a 5-star rating for excellence from Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate. In recent years it has appeared four times in the annual Wines and Spirits Magazine Top 100 Wineries of the World list.\u003cbr\u003eGrape are sourced from multiple estate and contracted vineyards spanning the Yakima Valley and Red Mountain AVAs: Harrison Hill, Grand Ciel, Klipsun, Boushey, Ciel du Cheval, Red Willow, Upchurch and Stillwater Creek. DeLille Cellars has held the rights to Harrison Hill vineyard since 1994, which is today part of the Snipes Mountain AVA. Snipes Mountain is known for its unique topography, high elevations and soils that differentiate it from the rest of the Yakima Valley AVA. The Harrison Hill vineyard was first planted to Cabernet Sauvignon in 1962 and features the second oldest Cabernet Sauvignon vines in the state of Washington.\u003cbr\u003e"}

2012 | DeLille Cellars | Chaleur Estate Blanc

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White Wine: 2012 | DeLille Cellars | Chaleur Estate Blanc

Exotic notes of star fruit, melon, kiwi, herbs, honeycomb, toast and cream are readily apparent in the mouth. A riper Chaleur Estate Blanc, this vintage finishes with power and length.

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Producer: DeLille Cellars

Ratings: WA | 92  WE | 91

Vintage: 2012

Size: 750ml

ABV: 14%

Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon

    Country/Region: United States, Washington

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      Detailed Description

      The 2012 vintage has complex aromas of sweet grasses, Bosch pears, lime citrus, pine needle sous bois (i.e. forest floor), honey suckle and fleur blanche. Accompanying these layers in the nose, there's a developing stony minerality as well. On the palate, the structure builds to rich and unctuous flavors with vibrancy. Exotic notes of star fruit, melon, kiwi, herbs, honeycomb, toast and cream are readily apparent in the mouth. A riper Chaleur Estate Blanc, this vintage finishes with power and length.

        Reviews:

        • Wine Advocate: One of the top white Bordeaux blends coming out of the US today, the 2012 Chaleur Estate Blanc is a 100% barrel-fermented blend of 65% Sauvignon Blanc and 35% Semillon. It gives up exotic lychee nut, citrus blossom, melon and honeycomb to go with a medium to full-bodied, textured and rich style on the palate that keeps you coming back to the glass. Loaded with sweet fruit and showing fantastic length, as well as a clean, dry finish...
        • Wine Enthusiast: Modeled on a white Bordeaux, this is a lovely, lightly toasty blend of two-thirds Sauvignon Blanc and one-third Sémillon. The pretty fruit mixes candied lemon, peach and pear with streaks of butterscotch and a suggestion of hazelnuts.

        Producer Information

        DeLille Cellars is a prestigious Washington State wine producer, founded in 1992. With a focus on the Red Mountain AVA and other top sites in the Columbia Valley, it has been a leading player in establishing the viticultural credentials of the state. DeLille Cellars is also one of the first wineries in Washington to predominantly focus on producing both red and wines from Bordeaux varieties. DeLille was one of the first five wineries in the state to gain a 5-star rating for excellence from Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate. In recent years it has appeared four times in the annual Wines and Spirits Magazine Top 100 Wineries of the World list.
        Grape are sourced from multiple estate and contracted vineyards spanning the Yakima Valley and Red Mountain AVAs: Harrison Hill, Grand Ciel, Klipsun, Boushey, Ciel du Cheval, Red Willow, Upchurch and Stillwater Creek. DeLille Cellars has held the rights to Harrison Hill vineyard since 1994, which is today part of the Snipes Mountain AVA. Snipes Mountain is known for its unique topography, high elevations and soils that differentiate it from the rest of the Yakima Valley AVA. The Harrison Hill vineyard was first planted to Cabernet Sauvignon in 1962 and features the second oldest Cabernet Sauvignon vines in the state of Washington.

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