Wine of the Week-November 9, 2018

Oh, don't let that golden hue deceive you..., a chardonnay you think? Well no, not at all, but actually a “Rhone style” white blend named Alexandrine. Created by the family owned and operated Dubost Vineyard and Winery, it is a complex, well rounded, and full bodied white wine that showcases the Adelaida District AVA of Paso Robles. This unique AVA in the Santa Lucia Range was established in 2014 and is located in northwestern San Luis Obispo county, California. You will find Alexandrine to be ripe and creamy with notes of stone fruit, a hint of lemon, and a subtle taste of honey. Mild acidity gives way to a long finish with just a touch of minerality. A fine white wine indeed, and such a unique blend, that it is sure to surprise and delight you. At $30 a bottle you won't find this wine on store shelves, but you can order it online on their website, or better yet, plan a trip to this very special winery. Stay tuned for our future post featuring this historic family winery, and as an added bonus, learn about the movie recently filmed at this one of a kind “destination”.

Dubost Vineyard and Winery 2016 Alexandrine Rhone style white blend