Chicken Dinner White

Varietal: White Blend

Tasting Notes:
Chicken Dinner White is pale straw in color and tropical fruit aromas are the introduction with flavors of green apple, apricot and honeysuckle. The finish is crisp and lively!

Pair with: Sushi, spicy Asian noodles with ginger dressing, fish tacos and mango salsa and of course chicken!

Awards

  • 2021 Sunset International Wine Competition (2020 vintage)
  • BIC   2021 San Francisco Wine Competition (2019 vintage)
  • 2020 Idaho Wine Competition (2019 vintage)
  • BIC   2020 Sunset Wine Competition (2019 vintage)
  • 2020 Cascadia International Wine Competition (2019 vintage)
  • 2019 Cascadia International Wine Competition (2018 vintage)
  • 88 pts   2019 Wine Spectator (2017 vintage)
  • 89 pts, Editor’s Choice   2019 Wine Enthusiast (2017 vintage)
  • BIC   2018 San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition (2017 vintage)
  • 2018 Idaho Wine Competition (2017 vintage)
  • 2018 Cascadia Wine Competition (2017 vintage)
  • 89 pts   2018 Wine Enthusiast (2016 vintage)
  • BIC   2017 Sunset International Wine Competition (2016 vintage)
  • 2017 Idaho Wine Competition (2016 vintage)
  • 2017 Cascadia Wine Competition (2016 vintage)
  • 87 pts   2017 Wine Enthusiast (2014 vintage)
  • 2016 Idaho Wine Competition (2015 vintage)
  • 2016 Cascadia Wine Competition (2015 vintage)
  • 2016 San Francisco Chronicles Wine Competition (2014 vintage)
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Specs

Composition Notes 83% Riesling, 13% Muscat Blanc, 4% Roussanne
Vineyards Huston Estate Vineyard, Williamson Vineyard, Skyline Vineyard, Alder Ridge Vineyard (Washington)
Release Date March 2022
Cases Produced 1271
Growing Season Notes 2021 was a very warm growing season with bud break April 18 followed by a warm spring and hot summer. Intense heat during fruit set established lower yields however the warm summer brought forth intense fruit flavors in each varietal. A picture perfect harvest season of dry warm days and cool nights set the acidity bringing forth well balanced Riesling, Muscat Blanc and Roussanne.
Composition Notes 78% Riesling, 18% Muscat Blanc (20% of which comes from the HV Estate Vineyard), 4% Roussanne
Vineyards Huston Estate Vineyard, Williamson Vineyard, Skyline Vineyard, Alder Ridge Vineyard (Washington)
Release Date February 2021
Cases Produced 1406
Growing Season Notes 2020 was an exceptional growing season with bud break occurring the week of April 25th. A cool spring with higher than average precipitation gave way to the sunny days and cool nights of an idyllic summer without excessive heat. A long, slow fall allowed the grapes extra time on the vine to ensure perfect ripening.
Composition Notes 83% Riesling, 13% Muscat Blanc, 4% Roussanne
Vineyards Williamson, Sawtooth
Release Date 2020
Cases Produced 958
Growing Season Notes A cool, wet spring led to a slow start of the 2019 growing season. The mild summer provided consistent, even ripening without extreme heat. An early frost brought an abrupt end to the season in Mid-October. But lower yields and a perfect summer brought out a complex, balanced and nuanced 2019 vintage.
Composition Notes 83% Riesling, 13% Muscat Blanc, 4% Roussanne
Vineyards Williamson Vineyard (SRV), Skyline Vineyard (SRV), Alder Ridge Vineyard (Washington)
Release Date February 2019
Cases Produced 1040
Growing Season Notes 2018 was an exceptional growing season with bud break in mid April, and a gradual temperature increases to flower set and fruit set. The growing season was long with gradient temperatures allowing fruit to develop without extreme heat stress. Harvest began in early October and a long Indian summer assured that all fruit was ripe with nice acidity.