2017 Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - Half bottle / 375ml
Type
Fess Parker Winery

2017 Santa Barbara County Chardonnay - Half bottle / 375ml

Appellation
Santa Barbara County
In Stock
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$13.00
 
SKU: CH17SBC375
Wine Spectator
88
Wine Enthusiast
89
Jeb Dunnuck
89
Vinous
89
Wine Advocate
89

Description

Traditionally wine is meant to be shared, but these happen to be personal-sized servings for when you want to enjoy great quality but aren’t ready to drink the whole bottle.

"This is a steal for under $20, offering aromas of apple flesh, ripe pear, brioche and yellow grapefruit on the nose. The palate is crisp with citrus yet broad with fresh Gravenstein and Gala apple flavors." ~ Wine Enthusiast 

"...opens with notes of gunflint and smoke that give way to lemon meringue, red apple skin, white apricot, dried hay and white mushroom aromas. Light to medium-bodied, it's creamy textured with nutty flavors, tangy acidity to counter and a long, toasty finish." ~ Wine Advocate 

"...this medium gold-colored white is a total charmer and gives up plenty of white flowers, white peach, and hoenysuckle aromas, medium body, good fruit, and a clean finish. It's well worth its going rate." ~ Jeb Dunnuck 

"...a gorgeous appellation-level wine, and an even better value. Varietal orchard fruit and tropical flavors are nicely lifted by floral notes in this very pretty and highly expressive barrel-fermented Chardonnay." ~ Antonio Galloni's Vinous

"A spicy white, with richness to the peach cobbler and apple pastry flavors. Buttery notes on the creamy finish." ~ Wine Spectator

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.

Tasting Notes
COLOR: straw AROMAS: golden delicious apple, pear, pineapple, honey, graham cracker, biscotti, almond, vanilla FLAVORS: citrus, lemon cream, green apple, pear, mineral, toasty oak, vanilla
Barrel Aging
100% barrel fermented & aged for 7 months in 28% new French & Hungarian oak
Vineyard Source
31% Santa Ynez Valley, 31% Los Alamos, 27% Santa Maria Valley, 11% Sta. Rita Hills

Wine Specs

Composition
100% Chardonnay
Alcohol %
14.0
Acid
0.652 g/100mL
pH
3.43
Appellation
Santa Barbara County
Harvest Brix
22.2-25.3
Harvest Date
9/12-10/12/17
Production
210 cases
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