This wine continues to be a blend of several Sonoma Coast vineyards, including Camp Meeting Ridge; a blend of Dijon clones (95 and 76), mature vine clone 4, and the low-yielding "Old Wente" selection.
Showing balanced depth and complexity, light straw to golden color, aromas unfold with layers of lemon, pear, apricot and wet stone minerality. This vintage shows crispness on the palate, with a lush and balanced citrus finish. Showing very well now and will continue to gain complexity for 1 - 3 years.
| Wine Advocate 92 points (Apr 2013)
The 2010 Chardonnay (Sonoma Coast), from a blend of six sites, is an unusual wine because of an exotic aromatic lift that recalls Sauvignon. Apricots, peaches, lemon, mint and savory herbs wrap around the textured, broad-shouldered finish. A vivid, striking wine, the 2010 is loaded with personality. This is an uncommonly delicious and compelling Sonoma Coast Chardonnay with more than enough structure to drink nicely for a number of years. The partially-blocked malo style adds freshness. Anticipated maturity: 2013-2018. ”
|Wine maker notes
|Showing balanced depth and complexity, light straw to golden color. White peach and lime citrus aromas. A
clean wine with lean acidity refreshes the palate. Stone minerals and luscious melon equally contend for
attention in this mouth filling, delicious wine. Showing very well now and will continue to gain complexity for
1 - 3 years.