Malibu Pearl

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Malibu Pearl – Malibu Coast AVA – Millesime 2017

Family Vineyard / Single Estate: MALIBU COAST AVA Varietal: Viognier 95% / Chardonnay 5%
Soil component: Sandy, clay limestone Harvest: Handpicked
Aging: Stainless steel and neutral French oak
Alcohol: 13.3%
Production: 50 cases of 12 Bottling April 2016 / Available June 2016

In the mid-1980’s there was only 32 ha of Viognier in the whole world, almost all located in Condrieu, France and this varietal almost disappeared. Viognier is doing so well in Malibu due to the misty mornings, cool foggy nights, and constant cooling ocean breeze.

The nose is irresistible; Viognier is as aromatic as it is rare. Characteristic white flowers (orange blossom and acacia), heady notes blooming into honeysuckle, ripe peaches, and musk that wraps you in a cloud of real, dense Muscat nose.

On the palate the wine is surprisingly dry, fragrant, with fruity notes of apricot and mango. The finale is fresh, lemony, and long, due to the natural acidity of the Chardonnay. The mouthfeel is rich and full, but light and long.


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“Blending wines resembles cooking. I imagine a wine by combining texture, aromas and flavors to balance each asset and please the five senses. A balance that won’t stand for inexactness!”

Beatrice Cointreau

Admirable Wines Malibu Pearl – Millesime 2014

Tasting Notes

From our Single Estate Family Vineyard, located in the very heart of MALIBU COAST AVA, our 2015 ADMIRABLE Malibu Pearl PRIVATE RESERVE
is the first vintage of this cuvee.

The perfect example of this vineyard’s signature ability to balance richness and concentration with style and elegance, sublim combination of each varietal’s asset. The nose is irresistible, due to aromatic Viognier. Characteristic white flowers (orange blossom and acacia) heady notes blooming into honeysuckle, ripe peaches and musk, wraps you in a cloud of real dense muscat nose. On the palate the wine is surprisingly dry, fragrant, with fruity notes of apricot and mango.

The finale is fresh, lemony and long, due to the natural ability of the Chardonnay to support the wine through aging. The mouth feels rich, full but light, and long.

Food and Wine Pairing

Malibu Pearl will be as delicious with seafood, dover sole, creamy poultry, puff pastries (Napoleon) or… Just by itself!

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