Style: Light, Crisp
Literally meaning “little rascal” in Piemontese, this grape was named for its unpredictable ripening and difficulty to grow. Planted for centuries in Italy’s Piedmont region, Arneis has nowadays become quite fashionable amongst white wine connoisseurs and Italophiles alike. On this side of the pond, Arneis is primarily grown in Sonoma and the Willamette Valley. Lot 589 is an absolutely mouthwatering introduction to this delicious Italian grape.
Sourced from a winery in Carneros that almost exclusively produces small-batch releases, this wine was whole cluster pressed and fermented at low temperature in 100% stainless to maintain aromatic qualities and brightness of fruit. With over six months in bottle, this wine has come together beautifully, delivering a seamless transition from nose to palate.