2020 Reserve Chardonnay
Old Mission Peninsula
October 10, 2020
9 months; 2/3 French oak, 1/3 acacia
September 15, 2021
Opens with vanilla and jasmine blossom. On the palate it has quince, Meyer lemon and dried pineapple followed by brioche, beeswax, honey and graham. It is clean and long with just a hint of smoke lingering on the finish.
Chardonnay 809 clone from the 2L estate. Settled for 48 hours, and racked to barrels. 100% barrel fermentation and aging. Partial malolactic. Fermented in 2018 barrels, and racked to a mix of neutral French oak and acacia.
(Jan 14, 2022 at 12:55 PM)
It’s good! It’s freakin’ good! This is THE Chardonnay to have.