The Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay is composed of six different Chardonnay clones grown on eight lots across the Lafond Vineyard. Each clone has distinct characteristics, and each lot consists of different types of soils.

 

Winemaker Bruce McGuire creates an incredible depth of flavor by layering the unique characteristics found in each clone. Finally, this wine undergoes barrel aging before it is ready to tell its complex story.

Winemaker Comments: 8 different lots from 6 different clones picked over a 3.5 week period provides a multi-faceted expression of Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay. Ripe, bright and tropical. The 100% barrel fermentation adds richness which frames the fruit.

 

Tasting Notes: The 2018 Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay is a golden hay color with mild aromas of lemon zest,cantaloupe, and jasmine. Flavors of crisp pear, crushed gravel, and almond complete thepalate. This bright Chardonnay pairs well with shrimp scampi, fish tacos, and beet salads.

 

Awards

Gold Medal 2019 Central Coast Wine Competition

Wine Spectator - 93 points

Wine Enthusiast - 93 points

2018 Chardonnay - Sta. Rita Hills

SKU: 414017
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