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Wine Tasting
even Angels Cellars
Summer Hours Fri-Mon 12-5 and by appointment
2985 Anderson Rd., Paso Robles off the 46 West
Best Paso Robles white wines for summer
Paso Robles, while famed for its
reds, excels in producing excep-
tional white wines that are perfect
for the sunny days of summer.
These whites, with their crisp
and refreshing profiles, are ideal
for pairing with light summer fare
or enjoying on a warm afternoon.
From zesty albariños to crisp sauv
blancs, Paso Robles’ white wines
showcase the region’s versatility and
commitment to quality.
Here are our top recommenda-
tions for the best Paso Robles white
wines to brighten your summer
White wines to enjoy this
Ancient Peaks 2022 Sauvignon
Blanc – $18
This sauvignon blanc opens with
aromas of grapefruit, peach skin and
tropical papaya. The mouthfeel is
Barton 2023 Sentinelle Viognier –
This refreshing viogner opens with
pretty aromas of guava, white peach
with hints of ripe kiwi and jasmine
tea. On the palate, flavors of lychee,
nectarine, and raw pecan lead to a
finish of wet granite and fresh ocean
Brecon Estate 2023 True Acacia
Head Albariño – $48
This albariño features an aroma of
elegant white peaches and nectarines.
On the palate, there is a citrusy, zesty
bite. Aged in acacia to add structure
and to fill out the mid-palate.
Cromavera 2022 Albariño – $32
This white wine offers aromas
of melon, pear and lime, with floral
notes. The flavor features stone fruit
and ripe apple. It earned 90 points
from Wine Enthusiast magazine.
Crush Vineyard 2021
Abstract – $38
Pale gold in color, this
aromatic chenin blanc is
layered and full-bodied,
offering a full round
mouthfeel balanced by
fresh acidity. It features
notes of pear, green apple,
and lemon curd.
Cutruzzola Vineyards 2020 Riesling
– $36
A delicate nose of white flowers
leads to lemon curd, pineapple, and a
flinty finish. This elegant riesling will
have you wanting more. It was aged in
100% stainless steel.
Eberle Winery 2023 Cotes-Du-
Robles Blanc – $34
This Rhone-style white wine is
a delicious blend of grenache blanc,
picpoul blanc, and viognier. It offers
notes of kiwi and key lime, with hints
of beeswax, and undertones of honey-
dew and cantaloupe. Barrel-aged for
six months in French oak. It was one
of our favorites.
Eberle Winery 2023 Estate Chardon-
nay -– $35
This chardonnay features notes
of Meyer lemon and juicy pear, with
hints of brioche and caramel, and a
delicate aroma of apple blossom. It
was barrel-aged for six months and
stirred twice a week for three months.
Écluse 2023 Chardonnay – $36
This wine begins with a beautiful
golden hue and aromas of toasted bri-
oche, tropical fruit, honeysuckle, pear,
vanilla, and a hint of butterscotch.
These tropical fruit flavors continue
on the palate with notes of starfruit,
kiwi, guava, and mango.
Graveyard Vineyards 2023 Sauvi-
gnon Blanc – $26
This wine offers crisp aromas of
grapefruit and pineapple. It has flavors
of mango, lemongrass, and tropical
dreams, with a tangerine zest finish,
allowing you to relax and enjoy the
lovely finish.
Hope Family Wines 2021 Treana
Blanc – $25
This Rhone-style
blend of marsanne,
viogner, and roussane
showcases aromas of
white peach and apricot.
The aromas continue
through to the palette and
seamlessly integrate with
flavors of lemon zest and
fresh orange blossoms. It
was one of our favorites.
textured with notes of citrus, green
apple, and pineapple with a core
flavor of minerality and grassiness.
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