Bonny Doon, Le Cigare Blanc
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Organic

Bonny Doon, Le Cigare Blanc - 2023

Item # 26552 750mL

This quincy, floral, pear-packed white is partner to Randall Grahm's flagship red Rhône blend. Deliciously ripe and round, boasting a balanced blend of Grenache Blanc and Roussane. This wine begs for a partnership with roast poultry and potato gratin.

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Wine made from grapes grown organically using natural composting techniques and special preparations of herbal sprays while following the astronomical calendar.


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Staff Pick Notes

There are some days that I get home from work and all I want to do is dig into a nice Rotisserie chicken and wash it down with a deliciously rounded, scrumptiously balanced white wine. Of course I'm not looking to break the bank though. That's where the Le Cigare Blanc enters the frame, from Bonny Doon. I can't get enough of this wine. Coming from the Central Coast of California, and a blend of Grenache blanc and Verminto, this wine boasts luscious tropical fruit that never succumbs to over-ripeness, with a delicate floral quality. This is one of my go-to week nights, and as long as we keep it in stock, I'm keeping my chiller full.

- JW

Glossary

Grenache

The Grenache grape (a.k.a. Grenache Noir) produces relatively pale, fruity red wines that often stop just short of sweetness. Grenache is familiar to most wine drinkers as an ingredient in the blends of the Rhône and Languedoc-Roussillon, where it can add charm to varieties that are a little rougher around the edges. The distinguished Châteauneuf-du-Pape and Gigondas appellations are both characterized by significant percentages of Grenache, while in Tavel and Lirac the grape is used to make...

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California

California makes more wine than any other state in the United States. Not only does the state grow a variety of noble grape varieties like Pinot Noir, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon, there are also plantings of lesser-known varieties such as Nebbiolo, Roussanne and Mourvèdre to name just a few.


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