Isolani Winery 2016 Pinot Blanc Monterey County California

Isolani Winery 2016 Pinot Blanc Monterey County California

Isolani is weighty, fruit-forward Pinot Blanc from California winemaking expert Joe Otos, nuanced with flavors of honey, ginger and peach. While Pinot Blanc is a delicate and difficult grape for California winegrowers, it thrives in the cool climates of Monterey County beneath coastal fog from the Monterey Bay. As usual, Joe Otos' meticulous attention to detail paid off with this wine winning a gold medal and 91-point score at the 2017 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition!

Winemaker

Joe Otos is a genius of California wine, creating blends and varietals that convey the unique identity of each of the state’s finest appellations. With over 25 gold medals to his name in the past year, Joe’s deep knowledge of California’s distinct microclimates and terroirs is evident in every sip.

Tasting Notes

Isolani highlights the presents enticing aromas of peach and lychee, followed on the palate by fresh tropical fruit flavors and hints of zesty ginger. With more weight than most other white varietals, it is opulent and round with a touch of creaminess, yet finishes with a bright acidity.

Varietal: Pinot Blanc

Awards: 2017 Critics Challenge International Wine Competition 91 Points Gold Medal 2017 Sunset International Wine Competition Silver Medal