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Crux Winery

Crux Winery
2017 Catie’s Corner Vineyard Grenache Blanc, Russian River Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Rhône White Varietal Blend

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.2% RS: <1%
90 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
$30

Crux Winery
2017 Catie’s Corner Vineyard Grenache Blanc, Russian River Valley

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Fish Shellfish

Category: Rhône White Varietal Blend

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 13.2% RS: <1%
Yellow straw color. Aromas and flavors of white peach, magnolia, flint, and underripe pear with a satiny, crisp, dryish light-to-medium body and a smooth, interesting, medium-long finish revealing suggestions of fresh citrus zest and balsam. A full-bodied, vibrant Rhone Varietal Blend that will pair effortlessly.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Fruity, Juicy & Smooth, Non-Oaky & Old World
Aroma Aroma: white peach, magnolia, flint, and underripe pear
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with suggestions of fresh citrus zest and balsam
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Now-3 years on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Chicken Kebobs, Ceviche, Jambalaya
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A full-bodied, vibrant Rhone Varietal Blend that will pair effortlessly.

The Producer

Crux Winery

The Producer
18850 Hassett Lane, Bldg C
Geyserville, CA 95441
USA
1 707-837-8061

Their Portfolio

86 Crux Winery 2016 GSM Rosé, Russian River Valley 13.7% (USA) $24.00.
92 Crux Winery 2014 GSM, Russian River Valley 14.6% (USA) $42.00.
90 Crux Winery 2014 Syrah, Russian River Valley 14.6% (USA) $38.00.
90 Crux Winery 2013 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley 14.5% (USA) $42.00.
90 Crux Winery 2015 Zinfandel, Russian River Valley 15.6% (USA) $36.00.
96 Crux Winery 2016 Zinfandel, Russian River Valley 15.3% (USA) $38.00.
94 Crux Winery 2015 Grenache, Russian River Valley 14.7% (USA) $45.00.
94 Crux Winery 2015 GSM Red Blend, Russian River Valley 14.4% (USA) $45.00.
BR Crux Winery 2016 Viognier, Alexander Valley 13.8% (USA) $30.00. - Bronze Medal
92 Crux Winery 2015 Syrah, Russian River Valley 14% (USA) $40.00.
93 Crux Winery 2014 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley 14.6% (USA) $45.00.
90 Crux Winery 2017 Catie’s Corner Vineyard Grenache Blanc, Russian River Valley 13.2% (USA) $30.00.
88 Crux Winery 2017 Viognier, Alexander Valley 13.7% (USA) $30.00.
93 Crux Winery 2016 Grenache, Russian River Valley 14.4% (USA) $45.00.
93 Crux Winery 2016 GSM Red Wine, Russian River Valley 14.3% (USA) $45.00.
90 Crux Winery 2016 Syrah, Russian River Valley 14.2% (USA) $40.00.
92 Crux Winery 2015 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley 14.7% (USA) $45.00.
87 Crux Winery 2017 GSM Red Blend, Russian River Valley 14.3% (USA) $45.00.
89 Crux Winery 2017 Syrah, Russian River Valley 13.7% (USA) $42.00.
89 Crux Winery 2016 Petite Sirah, Russian River Valley 15.1% (USA) $45.00.
87 Crux Winery 2018 Estate, Zinfandel, Russian River Valley 14.1% (USA) $40.00.

Rhone White Varietal Blend

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Serve in a White Wine Glass
The Rhône Rangers are a hearty band of US vintners who plant and promote lesser-known white varietals from France's Rhône Valley. They sing the praises of wines such as viognier, marsanne, roussanne and blends thereof.