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2006

Stolpman 'L'Avion' Roussanne

Roussanne

750 ML

$43.99

Product Description

Stolpman Vineyards 12 acres of Roussanne, the primary varietal of this wine, represents a significant portion of the 165 total planted acres in all of California. The proprietary name LAvion (The Airplane in French) refers to the long narrow stretch of land where the Roussanne is grown, once used as an air strip by local ranchers. The 2006 LAvion is a blend of 90% Roussanne and 10% Viognier. The wine shows a rich soft mouth feel with flavors of tropical fruit and a bouquet of honeysuckle.

Details

Varietal: Roussanne

Region: Santa Ynez Valley

Region Description:

In Santa Barbara County, this was the set, and location of shooting for the movie "Sideways". Located in the central coast of California, the region runs east to west along the river surrounded by the Santa Ynez Mountains and the Rafael Mountains. The very cool temperatures on the coast become progressively warmer as the valley moves inland.