Domestic Selection: Chenin Blanc, 1989. Granite Springs

In 1979, Les and Lynne Rus­sell both left successful careers and their newly completed dream house in the Bay Area to move to the Sierra Foothills in order to be­gin fulfilling a new dream. They had decided to venture into the wine-grape growing business. The husband and wife team believed that the consistently sunny days,… read more »


Perfumed wines have a very aromatic and floral smell. Both red wine and white wine can be perfumed. However, perfumed wines are more common in white wine.  


The nose is the aroma of the wine. There are many different smells of a wine from fruity, floral, earthy, and more.