Franchere Wine Company 'Lionesses' White Blend, Oregon, United States 2022

Franchere Wine Company 'Lionesses' White Blend, Oregon, United States 2022

Franchere Wine Company 'Lionesses' White Blend, Oregon, United States 2022

This unique Willamette white is made from a blend of 63% Ehrenfelser and 37% Kerner, picked and pressed on the same day and co-fermented in stainless steel.  The initial wine underwent full malolactic conversion, then aged on fine lees for 9 months in 50/50 neutral French oak and stainless steel before being bottled unfined and unfiltered. 

The result is a fully dry but luscious white, crisp yet layered, yielding aromas of fresh red apple, lemon curd, fennel bulb, and baking spices atop a clean and slightly saline palate.   

Pairing: Fennel and sea scallop crudo 

Grapes: 63% Ehrenfelser, 37% Kerner

Viticulture: Natural, Practicing Organic

Soils: 2 milllion-year-old Jory soils (State soil of Oregon!) composed of weathered basalt at the base of the Willamette Valley

12.7% abv  •  6.9 g/L TA  •  3.14 pH  •  0 g/L RS (totally dry)

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Regular price $24.00 USD
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Wine Type
white wine
Grape
kerner erhenfelser
Viticulture
natural dry farmed
Country
united states
Region
oregon

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