The 2009 vintage of Sonoma Coast Chardonnay opens with an intriguing interplay of lively citrus and subtle
toasted oak, laced with just a kiss of butterscotch. The palate is round and nutty, with flavors of yellow apple
and orange adding lushness, while well-balanced acidity creates a lovely vibrancy. Hints of vanilla and
caramel add richness and texture to a long, fresh finish
"Rich and unctuous, with a viscous, glyceriney texture holding deep, opulent flavors of pineapples, lime custard, clover, honey, Mandarin orange and cinnamon spice. Lees treatment brings a creamy, slightly sourdough tang. Good price for a Chardonnay of this quality."