Quintessa – Illumination 2017 – North Coast, California

Quintessa – Illumination 2017 – North Coast, California

The nose offers power, intensity and a fine grain. It reveals notes of lemon zests, dry kumquat and small notes of fleshy pear associated with fine touches of fleshy brugnon as well as fine hints of quenette. The mouth is fruity, well-balanced and offers a juicy/mineral frame, definition as well as a beautiful tension. In the mouth this wine expresses notes of quince, ripe lemon and small notes yellow peach associated with small touches of fleshy pear as well as hints of guava, quenette and a subtle hint of lychee. Good length.

Note (Score): 16.5/20

Note (Score): 93/100

Date de dégustation (Tasting date): 01/2020

Dégustateur (Wine Critic): Choukroun Chicheportiche Jonathan

Type d'agriculture (Agriculture): Agriculture Raisonnée (Sustainable Agriculture)

Type (Kind): Blanc sec (Dry white)

Format dégusté (Tasted bottle size): Bouteille (Bottle)

En Primeur (EnPrimeur): Non (No)