This Chardonnay is fresh and clean, with tropical flavors of pineapple, coconut and lemon zest. It has great acid and a note of minerality throughout. Very well balanced and smoothly textured, it shows hints of French oak, graham crackers and vanilla.
"A big, broad-shouldered wine, the 2010 impresses for its breadth and sheer personality. Lemon peel, tangerine, white flowers and mint all add complexity in a Chardonnay that is bright and focused, but also wonderfully structured. This is a rare Edna Valley Chardonnay endowed with superb balance and tons of pure personality. The 2010 spent nine months in French oak barrels, 32% new."
Vinous / Antonio Galloni
"This shows the bright acidity and pure fruit of Edna Valley, with laser-like orange,
pineapple and mango fruit, touched with honey, butter
and smoky oak. Very pure and focused, it’s a distinctive
wine that smacks of its terroir.