"Maddalena Chardonnay greets the nose with an array of ripe fruit aromas, including citrus, guava, and orange peel. The round mouth shows depth and body, complemented by forward flavors of tropical fruit. A touch of oak adds complexity. Balanced acidity creates structure and a long, complex finish."
Varietal Composition: 100% Chardonnay
Appellation: Monterey AVA
Vineyard Designation: Sarmento Vineyard, Loma Vista Vineyard
Aging: 20 months in French and American oak
Farming Practices: Certified Sustainable
90 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"Aromas of Meyer lemon, butter, daffodil, cream and a hint of steely minerality show on the nose of this bottling. There is solid tension on the palate, where roasted lemon, peach and apple flavors meet with a hint of smoke." -MK, 4/1/2021