The nose is mildly expressive, with zesty lemon in the forefront. The palate is a shows more intensity, offering juicy peach notes supported by a silky texture. Having spent eight months in 35% new oak, this trends toward a fruitier-style Chardonnay, with oak lending textural support.
Formerly working in the Finger Lakes wine region of upstate New York, Peartree's passion for terroir-expressive products, which spans from wine to cider and tea, is only rivaled by his love of canoeing and hiking. He prefers to focus on wines from Virginia, Michigan, Texas and other smaller U.S. regions, as well as domestic and international cider.