The 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay is a rich and complex wine. Aromas of ripe Fuji apple, butterscotch and lemon curd are present on the nose. The barrel fermentation added complex aromas of soft vanilla, angel food cake and baking spices. The palate is full, creamy and rich, reminiscent of the texture of panna cotta. The partial malolactic fermentation created a suppleness to the wine while preserving enough acidity to keep it fresh and vibrant. It is complex, integrated and well balanced and will complement a wide variety of dishes.
93 Points - Vinous
Region: Napa Valley, California
Grape Variety: Chardonnay