(KCBS) – KCBS Food and Wine Editor Narsai David reviews a Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay from Mendocino County.

2009 Sauvignon Blanc, Mendocino County

Made with organically-grown grapes. Lovely ripe fruit aromas of grapefruit and white spring peaches. This is not an excessively “grassy” or vegetative wine. Bright, almost spritzy like. Delicious balance with a nice lingering acidity. A very pleasing glass to drink by itself or with a luncheon salad. Fine price at $17.99.

2009 Chardonnay, Mendocino County

Also made with organically-grown grapes. A touch of oak for a slightly more complex aroma, but here’s a fruity wine that shows off what chardonnay is all about. The word here is balance. A delicious medium rich wine delicious on its own, but would be fine with grilled fish or chicken. Fine price at $17.99.

More info:
Paul Dolan Wine
501 Parducci Road
Ukiah, CA 95482

Narsai David is the KCBS Food and Wine Editor. He has been a successful restaurateur, chef, TV host, and columnist in the Bay Area spanning four decades.

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