CSX-071

Chardonnay, ‘Santa Barbara County’, Sandhi

Santa Barbara County Chardonnay is a blend from different vineyards located in Santa Maria Valley, Santa Ynez Valley, and Sta. Rita Hills. Vineyard sources include Bien Nacido, Gainey, Zaca Mesa, Rita’s Crown, Wenzlau, Bentrock, Duarita, and Sanford & Benedict. The average vineage is 25 years old. The wine was fermented in used older French oak barrels with ambient yeast and without any other additions (except a little SO2). The wine was aged for 10 months in barrel and finally racked to stainless steel tanks and bottled with a light fining.

Producer:
Vintage:
2015
Country:
US
Region:
California
Appellation:
Santa Barbara
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750
Farming Practice:
Practicing Organic

Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
91
Date:
2018-04-27