The 2017 Malene Old Vine Rosé of Grenache is reminiscent of the fine Rosés of Provence, both mouth-filling and crisp, dry and complex. Light in hue, this wine opens with tropical aromas of fresh kiwi and papaya, leading into subtle hints of gooseberry. The palate is bright and textured, bursting with sweet notes of lemon cake, orange zest and spiced almonds, leading to a long, smooth finish.
Brisk and refreshing with pineapple, grapefruit, orange zest, honeydew melon, lemon curd,green apple, white flower and fresh herbs.
The 2017 Malene Rosé of Mourvedre is reminiscent of a Bandol-style Rosé: savory, complex and broad. Darker in hue, this wine opens with aromas of white tea and fresh peaches, leading into hints of orange liqueur. The palate is bright and textured, bursting with tropical flavors of melon, papaya and key lime leading to a long, smooth finish.
Rolle is a traditional component of classic Rosé and one of our favorite varietals when bottled on its own. Our 2017 Malene Rolle possesses layers of exuberant fruit, a full-bodied texture and a viscous palate that is rich and long lasting. Pale straw in color, this wine opens with aromas of white peach, green apple and plantain, leading into hints of orange blossom. The palate is bright and textured, with flavors of mango, chives and white pepper leading to a crisp, mouthwatering finish. This wine can be aged for up to two years.
Our 2016 Chardonnay presents effusive aromas of ripe
pear and lemon curd, with touches of fresh geranium. The
palate is soft and inviting, teeming with layered flavors
of toasted oak, toffee, and preserved Meyer lemon, with
balanced acidity and French vanilla on the lengthy finish.
The 2018 vintage is the cuvée most reminiscent of Provence to date. On the
nose, the wine has a purity of fruit with notes of white peach, citrus and
wet stones. The wine blooms on the palate with flavors of ripe stone fruit,
cantaloupe, and tangy citrus. The wine's texture declares its California
origins with opulence, plenty of mid-palate texture and an elegant finish.
This bright wine exhibits focused characteristics with
aromas of stone fruit, ripe pear and jasmine. The entry
is fruit driven with hints of toasted oak, Fuji apple and
white peach, giving an element of purity to the mid-palate.
Finishing clean with fresh minerality and broad texture, the
wine is a beautiful example of Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay.
Notes of orange blossom and acacia lead into hints of white peach, citrus zest and melon. On the palate fruit
continues to layer into minerality that
gives length and texture followed by
juicy acidity through to the finish.
From our Collines Vineyard estate in the cool Carneros region comes this distinctive, complex, deeply golden Chardonnay.
90 points - Editor's Choice
Top 100 Wines of 2018 - Wine Enthusiast
Crisp, bright, and vivacious, this wine is an aromatic white blend boasting a bouquet of honeysuckle and tropical fruit. The bright entry reveals key lime, white peach and nectarine flavors, with balanced acidity on finish.