Last week I did my usual run to Gelson’s to pick out some new white wine options for the sunny spring weather and I noticed a bottle of Chardonnay with a beautiful and interesting label: True Myth. An oxymoron for a name? Well, like I said, the label caught my eye because it displays a Goddess-like woman throwing her hands up in the air and colorful butterflies are flowing from her hands. I love wine art.
I have a unique connection to butterflies and mythology and since this particular bottle of Chardonnay was on sale for $13.99 (usually $18), I had to get it. True Myth Chardonnay (2013 vintage) is from the Edna Valley region according to the description on the back of the label; it represents Mother Nature “a myth proven to be true over centuries of farming and grape growing. No matter the era, she is the embodiment of the earth’s ability to provide us with it’s bounty…”