Portalupi 2019 Vermentino, Las Brisas Vineyard, Carneros
Appellation: Carneros, Napa
Vineyard: Mahoney Vineyards
Harvest: 9/28/19 5.1 tons , 236 cases
Winemaking: 5 months in Stainless Steel Tank
2018: Double Gold 2020 SF Chronicle 91 Points, Anthony Dias Blue
of pear and white peach and grapefruit. Regreshing and Cleansing.
The wine is gentle, like a summer breeze off the Mediterranean. Our grapes are from the Napa Carneros growing region.
The legendary Mahoney family is one of the truly dedicated growers
and champions of Vermentino in California. The unique Carneros soil structure has mix rap, adobe and river rock with great minerality and clay that allows for struggle .
The marine air provides the perfect growing conditions for the Vermentino grape.
This grape is rare, yet one of the finest Italian white wines
with origins from Sardenia and the Ligurian coastline.