Quintessa – Illumination 2018 – North Coast, California

Quintessa – Illumination 2018 – North Coast, California

(61% Napa and 39% Sonoma) The nose is fruity and offers power / intensity. It reveals notes of lemon, zest and small notes of kumquat associated with fine touches of ripe pear, Brugnon as well as discreet hints of exotic fruits and white pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a fine acidulous frame, a good definition, dynamism as well as freshness. On the palate this wine expresses notes of lemon, zest and small notes of kumquat associated with fine touches of lychee, yellow apple as well as a subtle hint of quenette, fleshy / juicy nectar as well as an imperceptible hint of lemon flowers. Good length. An acidulous persistence.

Note (Score): 17/20

Note (Score): 94/100

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)