Exuberant green apple and quince aromas meet a savory almond-croissant tone on the nose of this 100% Chardonnay sparkler. Time in French oak and extended aging on the lees have rounded and broadened the mouthfeel, offering a rich palate accented by lemon rind and candied nuts. Vibrant acidity and finely-beaded bubbles keep things light and entertaining.
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.