Light in color, this wine opens with the evocative scents of apricot, pineapple, honeysuckle, and coconut. A slight flintiness of wet stone adds a layer of interest, due to a small portion of the wine being fermented in concrete tanks. Entry on the palate is creamy and soft, with lush flavors of Asian pear, Hawaiian fruit, apricot and brown spice. The finish brings just a wisp of acid to balance the richness of the fruit, with the distinct characteristics of each varietal in this blend creating a lasting harmonious impression.
Blending wines was almost unthinkable when Conundrum White was born more than 25 years ago. Since then, this wine has attracted a loyal following and remains as inventive as ever. While the exact blend is under wraps, every vintage includes Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, Muscat Canelli, and Viognier. Conundrum White is amazingly versatile, with intriguing tropical notes and natural acidity. Best served chilled.
Wilfred Wong of Wine.com - 90 points
"Aromatic and striking, the 2015 Conundrum White Wine continues to add to its loyal following. By exhibiting fragrant flowers and ripe core fruits, this wine stays fine and consistent to its history. Its subtle sweetness in the finish pairs it well with Chinese chicken salad garnished with cilantro, sesame oil, and an accent of red chilies. (Tasted: July 25, 2017, San Francisco, CA)"