THE WINE: With over 500 acres planted to Chardonnay, Syrah, Merlot, and Cabernet, Soaring Eagle Vineyard is located in the Wahluke Slope AVA at 600-750 ft. in elevation. Hot and dry with a long growing season, Soaring Eagle is in one of the warmest Washington AVA’s. Planted on Burbank loamy fine sand, the site is known for producing ripe, luscious wines with high flavor intensity. e 2014 Chardonnay carries flavors of melon and apple in its medium bodied entrance before rounding out into a balanced and smooth wine.
WINEMAKER TASTING NOTES
COLOR: straw yellow
NOSE: apple, apricot, mineral, lime zest, honeysuckle, baked bread, cashew
FLAVORS: melon, apple, damp stone, lime juice, orange honey, toast, almond
An elegant entrance that is highlighted by its innesse. e mid-palate is balanced between fruit and subtle oak characters with a mineral backbone.The finish is round, filing and fresh with a medium-plus length.