Kissing frogs, waiting for princes, and falling prey to evil stepmothers is simply outdated. We like a little complexity and intrigue, in our life and our wine. The Fairest Chardonnay grants our wishes, offering a ripe nose of pear, guava, pineapple and creme brulee. Lees stirring and integrated oak lend richness and weight to the fleshy fruit. These enchanting flavors linger well into the finish, leaving notes of citrus and spice. Pair this wine with a good friend and engaging conversation.
Wine Maker Notes
To a wine grape, California is the fairest land in all the world. With its open, rolling landscape that spans between sky and sea, the vineyards benefit from abundant sunshine and cool, coastal breezes. This allows the fruit to develop rich, juicy flavors perfectly in tune with its bright, lively acids.“Our Chardonnay has a captivating, welcoming personality,” comments our Winemaker, Jim Corkin, “We begin by using intense, ripe fruit. Oak contact and lees stirring create richness, weight and complexity. We finished with a dollop of barrel-fermented Viognier that gives a hint of toasty spice and fleshiness to the palate. It’s a real crowd pleaser, loaded with charm.”