The 2017 Outlot Sonoma County Chardonnay begins with aromas of pear, fig, and tropical fruit showcasing the wine's fruit intensity. Stone fruit flavors are complemented by pretty notes of balanced oak. Undertones of butterscotch and vanilla provide complexity. The initial creaminess on the palate evolves into a crisp finish.
Varietal Composition: 90% Chardonnay, 10% Gewürztraminer
Appellation: Sonoma County (48% Alexander Valley, 42% Dry Creek Valley) plus 10% Mendocino County
Aging: Fermented and aged 9 months on lees in French oak barrels
Residual Sugar: 3.0 g/L
88 Points - Wine Enthusiast
"This wine possesses wide appeal, a hearty mix of 90% Chardonnay mixed with 10% Gewürztraminer sourced from vineyards across the appellation. Oaky butterscotch and a juicy midpalate of sweet peach combine to make it fruity and rich." -VB, 7/1/20