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Date Printed: 8/27/2014
Sextant Central Coast Chardonnay 2009
Sextant Central Coast Chardonnay 2009
(search item no. 111310)

PRICE ON 8/27/2014: $12.95

Winemaker's Notes:

Honeydew melon aromas are complimented with essences of little white flowers, blanched almonds and chalky stones. Citrus elements on the palate are finished with a touch of butter cream. This Chardonnay is "naked" having minimal use of oak so the fruit characteristics are unmasked.
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About Sextant:

San Luis Obispo always welcomes a new winery to its area but owners, Craig and Nancy Stoller are certainly not new to the industry. Craig is a third generation vine grower following in his father, Glen Stoller’s lead who founded the family owned and operated Sunridge Nurseries in 1977. Craig grew up working in the vineyards and greenhouses at the nursery and was fortunate to be a part of a household where wine was an everyday part of life and also a career.

Sextant Wines has had a great start and the wines are turning out terrific thanks to winemaker Kevin Riley. “He is the perfect fit for Sextant because of his incredible ability to evaluate the differences in wine grape clones and the wines that can be made from them” says Craig. Other people at the helm of Sextant Wines are Mindy Powers who is the company’s operations supervisor; Teresa Deleganna, our Tasting Room attendant and administration assistant; and Justin Meier, Cellar Master. "We have a great team who are enthusiastic and just as passionate about wine grapes and winemaking as I am" says Stoller.

Our goal is to provide high quality wines...another reason to celebrate Sextant’s nautical pinpoint of our great winegrowing location.