Aromatics of spiced oak, melon and Bartlett pear; palate is lush and layered with lingering acidity and flavors of citrus, ginger and baked apple on the finish.
The 2014 Chardonnay comes from their estate vineyards. It’s 100% barrel-fermented, goes through 100% malolactic fermentation, and was aged primarily in French oak, of which 16% is new. The emphasis is on the melony, lemon-custard, brioche and orange-blossom fruit of Chardonnay, with beautiful freshness, good acidity, and a medium-bodied, nicely concentrated mouthfeel.
Sourced from the Russian River Valley, Sonoma-Los Carneros and other choice growing regions in Sonoma County, the Sonoma County Chardonnay has aromatics of spiced oak, red apple, citrus and citrus blossom. The palate is lush and layered with crisp acidity and flavors of citrus, apple and a touch of kiwi; followed by a long balanced finish.