Item No. 0018204003518

Sanford 'La Rinconada' Chardonnay 2018

Sanford 'La Rinconada' Chardonnay 2018

$60.00
Availability:
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Varietal
Chardonnay
Region
California
Sub-Appellation
Sta. Rita Hills
Alcohol
13.5%

Overview

This singular site has proven itself to produce distinctive Chardonnay. The alluvial soil, derived from deposits of the Santa Ynez River, provides everything needed to grow balanced vines with exceptional purity and elegance.

Aging

Aged for 14 months in French Oak barrels (35% new).

Fermentation

Gently whole cluster pressing and barrel fermentation in French Oak

Winemaker

Steve Fennell

Tasting Notes

Style

White

Flavor

Hazelnut, Wet Rocks, Lemon Confit

Aroma

Citrus, toasted hazelnut and white flowers

Taste

Very expressive, displaying lemon confit and wet rocks while a touch of hazelnut adds charm. A full palate balanced by crisp acidity, bright, detailed and nuanced, this wine has a lot going on aromatically, while the minerally stone fruits on the palate are racy with a long finish.