Classic Russian River fruit at its best. Intense aromas of passion fruit, persimmon and Granny Smith apple leap from the glass, woven with notes of Meyer Lemon, Asian pear and wet stone minerality. A juicy mid-palate of honeydew melon, fresh guava and a touch of baking spice is balanced by firm acidity and a creamy mouthfeel that carries through the lingering finish. Enjoy this wine now for its fresh, youthful flavors or cellar through 2018 to enjoy the crème brûlée and preserved lemon characteristics that will develop with age. Perfect Pairings With an ability to accentuate flavors in a broad range of cuisines, 2013 is perfect for the table. It carries the brightness and acidity to stand up to ceviche and raw oysters, as well as the roundness to complement crab or shrimp. The depth and mid-palate allow it to accompany grilled or roasted chicken, pasta with cream sauce, and white-fleshed fish such as halibut or sole.