Northern Sonoma Exploration

Off the beaten track we find quality Chenin Blanc and Bordeaux-style blends. This Chenin displays minerality and nerve while the Alluvium is quite rich in its styling.

Leo Steen Dry Creek Valley Saini Farms Chenin Blanc 2006
Sourced from vines just over 25 years old. P&B in Healdsburg, 14.2% $16.99 at Traverso’s Leo Steen

Beringer Knights Valley Alluvium Blanc 2005
P&B in St. Helena 14.1% $12.99 at Bottle Barn Beringer

About Ray

Ray Johnson is the Executive Director of the Wine Business Institute at Sonoma State University. He writes about food and wine, his travels and the business of wine. He makes his home in Sonoma County, California.
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