Sanford Chardonnay Sanford & Benedict Vineyard 2016

Chardonnay | Sta. Rita Hills, Santa Barbara County,  California
The Sanford & Benedict Vineyard is where it all began. In 1971 this was the first vineyard planted in what became a world class, cool climate appellation. This iconic vineyard now contains the oldest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines in Santa Barbara County. Between the history and the amazing quality of the fruit, many consider this site deserving of “Grand Cru” status. The 2016 vintage produced wines with rich texture and balanced acidity.

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Sanford Chardonnay Sanford & Benedict Vineyard 2016

Details

  • Style

    Balanced, Full-bodied

  • Varietal

    Chardonnay

  • Flavor

    Lemon, Peach, Pineapple, Mineral, Oak, White Flowers

  • Aroma

    Entices with aromas of white peach, lemon peel, white flowers and spearmint.

  • Pairings

    Pasta, Turkey, Seafood, Roasted Chicken, Light White Fish

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The Sanford & Benedict Vineyard is where it all began. In 1971 this was the first vineyard planted in what became a world class, cool climate appellation. This iconic vineyard now contains the oldest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vines in Santa Barbara County. Between the history and the amazing quality of the fruit, many consider this site deserving of “Grand Cru” status. The 2016 vintage produced wines with rich texture and balanced acidity.

Wine Facts

BOTTLE SIZE

750 ml

ALCOHOL %

14.5%

WINEMAKER

Steve Fennell

AGING

16 months in French Oak (25% new)

FERMENTATION

Gently whole cluster pressing and barrel fermentation in French Oak

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