Accolades for Façon Blanc / Ambiance
Int'l Wine Review awards 2012 Ambiance 91 Points
"Sumptuous...floral & spicy with exotic overtones..."
Mike Potashnik & Don Winkler, International Wine Review, Sept/Oct 2013
"Marie-Eve Gilla is winemaker at this Walla Walla winery established in 2001. Born in France & married to Gilles Nicault of Long Shadows, Marie-Eve has been making wine in Washington State since the early 1990s. Her winemaking is French in orientation aimed at producing wines of balance, elegance & refinement…"
2012 Ambiance, Columbia Valley ($25)
"Sumptuous, floral nose of honeydew, ripe peach, & honeysuckle spice, with the addition of sweet, pure white peach on a refined, creamy palate. The overall sensation is floral & spicy with exotic overtones. A blend of 38% Viognier, 23% Roussanne, 23% Marsanne, & 16% Grenache Blanc matured on neutral oak. 91 Points"
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