2019 Sandlands Lodi Chenin Blanc

$30

Tegan Passalacqua is the Director of Winemaking for Turley Cellars. Sandlands is his passion project with his wife Olivia. Very small production, we were only able to get our hands on 12 bottles!

The 2019 Lodi Chenin Blanc come from their own estate vineyard in the Mokelumne River AVA of Lodi. It has hints of Bosc pear, sea salt, lemon rind, marcona almonds, jasmine flower and a white pepper finish.

Sustainable farming practices, only 5 barrels produced.

Enjoy this wine with light fish dishes, poultry or this Summer Squash and Basil Pasta.

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In Stock At our temperature controlled facility in Costa Mesa, CA

Sandlands is the personal project of Tegan and Olivia Passalacqua. The line-up encompasses the forgotten classic California varieties, primarily grown in decomposed granite (sand), from regions and vineyards that have been farmed for many generations but have remained the outliers of California viticulture.

Tegan, a Napa Valley native, got his start in the wine industry working in winery labs in Napa. He has worked in the cellars of Craggy Range in New Zealand with Doug Wisor, with Eben Sadie in the Swartland of South Africa, and with Alain and Maxime Graillot in the Northern Rhone Valley of France. For the past eleven years, he has worked for Turley Wine Cellars, working his way up from harvest intern to Winemaker/Vineyard Manager.

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