Pale golden color in the glass, with the faintest hint of green belying its youth, this Chardonnay opens with rich and intense aromas of lemon, lime leaf, citrus flowers, and a touch of honey before moving into spicy pie crust and a hint of mascarpone creaminess - all topped with a nice flinty finish. The citrus trend continues on the palate with a firm acidity and tropical star fruit. This wine has excellent mouthfeel with big full texture and a mouthcoating creaminess that nicely complements the white stone fruit (nectarine and peach) and slight green apple fruit flavors. On the finish, look for a pleasantly subtle marzipan nuttiness.
Rich and intense aromas of lemon, lime leaf, citrus flowers, honeyand slightly nutty baked pie crust. The creamy texture is nicely complemented by expressions of white stone fruits (nectarinesand peaches) and Granny Smith green apple with hints of marzipan on the finish.
To ensure ripe phenolics and balanced flavors, the grapes were harvested in different passes over a three week period. Thewine aged for 10 months in French oak barrels (8% new).