"Fresh Meyer lemon peel and lime are drizzled atop pear brioche, nut cream and oak on the nose of this expressive, fresh bottling from an Ojai-based winery. It's tightly wound on the palate with fresh honeysuckle and light white peach flavors, finishing with a chalky grip." - Matt Kettman
Varietal Composition: 100% Chardonnay
Appellation: Santa Maria Valley
Vineyard: Bien Nacido
Alcohol by Volume: 12.9%
Cases Produced: 111
Aging: Barrel aged 11 months, 40% new French oak
Tasting Notes: Citrus blossom and jasmine balance the rich aromas of cut hay, sweet oak, and hazelnut shell. On the palate pear tart and lemon rind evolve into a finish of citrus sorbet and crème brûlée.