Sanford Chardonnay 2016
|Region||California, Central Coast, Sta. Rita Hills|
Focused and minerally tasting, with subtle toasty notes to the pear tart, baked apple and dried tropical fruit flavors, supported by fresh acidity. Offers a long, spicy finish. Drink now through 2022. 7,498 cases made.
Smoked hazelnut and rich oak aromas are cut by whiffs of lemon rind, citrus spray, chalk and Asian pear on the nose of this appellation blend. The palate offers both sharp citrus and rounded apple flavors.
The largest production cuvée is the 2016 Chardonnay, a fresh, lively, classic wine. Hints of lemon, tart citrus, and pineapple, medium body, juicy acidity, and beautiful purity of fruit all make for a Chardonnay that over-delivers.