Alban Vineyards Roussanne Edna Valley Estate 2006

External Review by JJ Buckley Fine Wines:

A Roussanne wine from California in USA. 2006 Alban Vineyards Roussanne 750ml

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Alban Vineyards:
Alban Vineyards is a wine estate in Edna Valley in San Luis Obispo County, California. Winemaker John Alban is credited with being one of the first Californians to plant the Rhone varietals Viognier, Rousanne, and Syrah in 1989. His successful pioneering efforts led the way for the California Rhone Ranger movement and have since been a significant source for these varietals for other winemak... Read more
Alban Vineyards is a wine estate in Edna Valley in San Luis Obispo County, California. Winemaker John Alban is credited with being one of the first Californians to plant the Rhone varietals Viognier, Rousanne, and Syrah in 1989. His successful pioneering efforts led the way for the California Rhone Ranger movement and have since been a significant source for these varietals for other winemakers and his own Alban Vineyards label. He sources Mourvedre and Grenache from Paso Robles where hotter conditions are more conducive to growing those grapes. Apart from white and red single varietal releases and blends, Alban also produces a dessert wine with botrytis grapes called Rotten Luck. Read less

External Reviews for Alban Vineyards Roussanne Edna Valley Estate

External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
04/06/2010

A Roussanne wine from California in USA. 2006 Alban Vineyards Roussanne 750ml


External Review
Source: JJ Buckley Fine Wines
02/11/2010

The 2006 Roussanne Estate, which includes 25% Viognier in the blend, is a heavier, more waxy style of white wine that appears to possess some tannin. As this varietal often does, this full-bodied effort comes across as a "love it or leave it" wine. I... Robert Parker. A Roussanne wine from California in USA. 2006 Alban Vineyards Roussanne Estate 750ml



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