Is DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc the best Bordeaux-style white in America? Thenewest version is an exceptional blend of 75% Sauvignon Blanc and 25% Semillon. The 2014 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc shows a remarkable aroma of fig and acacia with underlying notes of herbs, citrus fruits, and forest floor notes. It is reminiscent of Domaine de Chevalier from Pessac-Léognan, a vineyard surrounded by woods that many say has a forest floor character. The fruit is sourced from some of the oldest vineyards in the Columbia Valley, and one can sense the effect of vine age in the long, finesseful finish of the wine. Like good vintages of Domaine de Chevalier, the DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc will age gracefully in the cellar.
2014 DeLille Cellars Chaleur Estate Blanc Columbia Valley 38.00 31.54VS