Arbor Crest 1999 Columbia Valley Chardonnay is an enticing blend from three unique vineyard sites. Sagemoor's Dionysus Block 12 vineyard, nestled along the banks of the Columbia River, is a temperate site and yields the wonderful ripe pear, apricot and mango characteristics found in this wine. The Conner Lee Vineyard is a much cooler site and yields spicy citrus tones layered with honey. The Milbrandt Vineyard is the warmest location and yields a low crop that is extremely aromatic and delicate. The combination of these three vineyards yields a wonderfully rich wine that is supple in texture. Barrel-fermented and aged in new and old French oak, this wine is full-bodied with layers of peach, apricot, honey and toasty oak flavors turning rich and creamy on the finish.