L'avion Roussanne 2008, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara

Other White Other White
California, Usa

$29.90 (225391)

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September 03, 2011

Critic Reviews (2)

John Szabo, MS
John Szabo, MS

I really appreciate the tension and balance in this wine: it's a big, ripe, gold coloured roussanne with marked...

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Julian Hitner
Julian Hitner

One of few 100% Roussannes of Californian extraction to come my way, the 2008 L’Avion is an excellent example of how...

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Community Reviews (2)

Monika  Janek
Monika Janek

I haven't had too many Roussanne wines so I was eager to try this one. I loved it! Can't say I care for the label. From the producer website: 100% Roussanne picked when golden-brown in late November. Fermented in 100% New French 500L Puncheons and aged in New Oak for 15 months.

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Piotr Zembrowski
Piotr Zembrowski

Creamy, buttery, smooth, rich. Had it with lobster - it didn't work well. Interesting, flavourful wine, but too buttery for my taste. It's made without finings or filtration so it looks a bit cloudy.

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