The name Pisoni is well known in the Monterey area and the Lucy label is of part of brothers Jeff and Mark Pisoni’s wide variety of offerings. A blend of 70% pinot gris and 30% pinot blanc, the result is a sum that is far greater than its parts. Wonderfully crisp and flavorful this offers muted notes of lemon-lime, guava, resin, red delicious apple, and nectarine. There’s an ever so slight tartness on the tongue, solid acidity and a uniqueness that just might make this your new go-to white. Native yeast fermentation leads to aging in neutral barrels for a lithe viscosity. The fruit was pulled from the Santa Lucia Highlands, and further south in Arroyo Seco all within Monterey County. This is a must try wine, a distinctive blend that defines Monterey. 459 cases. ORIGIN: Monterey County. ALCOHOL: 13.9%. PRICE: $24 (750 ml). SCORE: 94 POINTS

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