This is a bright, clean wine with excellent balance between fruit and structure. Flavors include ripe peach and pear with notes of vanilla. Barrel aging contributes a round, satisfying mouthfeel with subtle, toasty oak notes.
The Benziger Family Winery was founded in 1980 on the slopes of Sonoma Mountain. Their Reserve wines showcase those rare lots discovered in the vineyard or developed in the cellar that receive the highest level of care and emerge as the best of the vintage. Benziger also produces Benziger Family wine and the limited production Vineyard Designate wines. At the core of Benziger Winery are eight, same generation family members committed to managing every aspect of grape growing and winemaking.