Santa Cruz Mountains
LA MARISMA VINEYARD
A southwest facing, hillside vineyard tucked into an ocean-cooled valley near the town of Aptos, six miles from the Pacific. Mount Eden selection chardonnay planted in 1998. Soil type is a deep alluvial fan of sand & calcareous marine deposits with excellent drainage. Reliable morning fog results in daily temperature fluctuations of 40+ degrees. The pattern of fog/sun/fog ensures proper vine respiration & very even ripening.
key lime, lemongrass, graham cracker
lemon bar, white tea, saline
scallop crudo, ono tacos, chicken picata