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Darjean Jones

Chenin Blanc, 2019

What happens when you combine Southern hospitality, a PhD in plant pathology, and a passion for quality? Meet Dawna Darjean Jones, the winemaker behind Darjean Jones Wines. She’s dedicated to handcrafting small batches of extraordinary wine like this lush Chenin Blanc. Expect aromas of herbs and green apple.

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This dry Chenin Blanc shows surprising savory character. On the nose, green herbs and stony minerality are balanced out by refreshing lemon zest and tart green apple. On the palette, the fruits are mellow and ripe.

Low
High
TANNIN
SWEETNESS
BODY
ACIDITY
APPEARANCE
Straw
APPEARANCE
Straw
FLAVORS & AROMAS
Green apple
Wet stones
Green pepper
Lemon zest

Pairing

A savory white wine with some weight is just what you need to stand up to rich foods. Try pairing this with a mac n’ cheese or creamy pasta - the acidity will cut through the creaminess.

More About The Wine

The warm days and cool evenings of Clarksburg, California bear a strong resemblance to the climate of California's famous Sonoma Valley. These conditions create high-acid grapes that yield complex, refreshing wines. Clarksburg grapes are often incorporated into wines from prestigious regions like Napa to balance out their flavors.

DID YOU KNOW?

Chenin Blanc is an extremely versatile grape; it can be used to make sweet, dry, or sparkling wines.

  • VARIETY
    Chenin Blanc
  • VINTAGE
    2019
  • VINEYARD
    Heringer Estates
  • APPELLATION REGION, STATE
    Clarksburg, CA
  • OAK
    Stainless steel (no oak)
  • ALCOHOL
    12.45%
  • FARMING
    Sustainable

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