IDLEWILD produces a range of wines from a range of locations. The offerings will evolve over time, and that is sure to be the key to the adventure.
2013 Arneis, Fox Hill Vineyard
Pear, jasmine, and marzipan are the dominant aromatic features. Though, there are also layers beneath that show fresh floral alpine air and sweet garden herbs. The mouthfeel shows plenty of driving acidity with just a touch of richness.
$28.00 per 750
2013 Vin Gris, Yorkville Highlands
The nose is brimming with grapefruit, spicy flowers, and a touch of fresh herbs. The mouth feel comes in fresh and bright and is then softened by a of touch yeasty richness, salinity, and crenshaw melon.
$22.00 per 750
2013 Grenache Gris, Gibson Ranch
The aromatics are a range of blood oranges, spicy flowers, savory herbs, and pink peppercorns. As hoped, the 2013 is a chameleon showing the freshness of Rose’ as well as the structure of a light red.
$28.00 per 750 ml
2012 Carignan, Testa Vineyard
Mulberry, black cherry, sage, hints of brush and bramble, slight cappuccino, pepper, and mulling spice highlight the aromas. This wine shows that complexity doesn’t require heft or weight and that a compelling wine can still be downright delicious.
$32.00 per 750 ml
2012 Cortese, Fox Hill Vineyard
Partially fermented on skins, this unique wine shows hazelnuts, honey, walnut skins, ripe blossoms, spiced apples, and slight candied orange aromas. The mouthfeel is rich, broad, and textural while still being very clean and vibrant.