Nobody can ever accuse Schoener of producing mainstream wines... Although harvested from a vineyard on the same road as Naucratis, this wine is decidedly different. Abe described the wine as having a much heavier aromatic must which has translated to the final wine. Far be it from me to deprive Scholium devotees of their due, but this wine seems to be either in a benign stage or of a more cerebral ilk and is not rated. For the purist, contrast with the Naucratis.
Olive oil golden in color, distinctly heavy aromatics of earth and brine are unusual. The palate is smooth and replete with baked apples and dried apricots. Abe felt the wine was meatier and more bacony. Remember this is a white wine ...
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