Sanford Chardonnay 1999

Chardonnay from Central Coast, California

$19.99
Item No. 12555
  • white wine
  • WS86
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Winemaker's Notes

In 1999 we enjoyed a temperate summer, which provided a long growing season and a small crop. The 1999 Santa Barbara Chardonnay reflects this with elegant and graceful aromas of green apples, apricot, lemon and citrus blossoms. On the palate the wine tastes of citrus fruits and has a mineral note uplifted by lively, soft acidity. The overall impression is clear, clean fruit flavor. This wine should prove very versatile with a wide range of seafood and poultry dishes.

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In Santa Barbara wine country, it all started with Sanford Winery. Recognizing a magical combination of climate and soil conditions, the Sanford & Benedict vineyard was plated in 1971, and the resulting wines are now the benchmark of the Sta. Rita Hills AVA. Pinot Noir has thrived in the Sta. Rita Hills ever since, and ranks among the best and most distinctive in the world. ...

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Learn About Central Coast

The largest of California's wine growing regions, the Central Coast produces the majority of California's wine. The district sprawls out, covering most of the vineyard land between San Francisco and Santa Barbara. Smaller sub-AVAs of the Central Coast include Monterey Bay, Paso Robles, Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Cruz Mountains and many others. Notable Facts...

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Learn About Chardonnay

Chardonnay (shar-dawn-AY) White Wine's Queen Bee Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay can grow just about anywhere. It adapts well to different soils and different climates. While frequently paired with California, its native home lies in the vineyards of Burgundy, France. The only major white grape of the region, Chardonnay is at its best on the rolling...

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