2016 Santa Barbara County Chardonnay

Type
Fess Parker Winery

2016 Santa Barbara County Chardonnay

Appellation
Santa Barbara County

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$19.00
 
SKU: CH16SBC
Wine Enthusiast
88
Jeb Dunnuck
88
Vinous
88
Wine Advocate
89

Description

Since 1989 our family owned and operated winery has produced wines of superior quality and value. This handcrafted wine represents the best of what Santa Barbara County Chardonnay has to offer.  Flavors of ripe apple, butter, lemon, and melon are perfectly balanced with light toasty oak on the palate. 

"Offering up white peaches and fresh pineapple on the nose with hints of nutmeg and coriander seed, the 2016 Chardonnay Santa Barbara County has ripe stone fruit and tropical notes in the mouth with a lovely spiciness to the finish." ~ Robert Parker's Wine Advocate 

"A forward, easy-going effort that’s loaded with honeyed tropical fruit, medium-bodied richness and a good finish. It’s about as consumer friendly as they come." ~ Jeb Dunnuck

"...a delicious, budget-friendly Chardonnay that offers exceptional quality for the money. The 2016 was done entirely in barrel, but the wine shows the fresher, more lively side of Chardonnay." ~ Antonio Galloni's Vinous 

Barrel Aging
100% barrel fermented and aged in 22% new French and Hungarian oak
Vineyard Source
34% Santa Ynez Valley, 28% Santa Barbara County, 21% Santa Maria Valley, 9% Sta. Rita Hills, 8% San Luis Obispo County

Wine Specs

Composition
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol %
14.1
Acid
0.631 g/100mL
pH
3.53
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Harvest Brix
22.2-25.3
Harvest Date
9/1 - 10/12/16
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