The 2018 Napa Valley Chardonnay opens with alluring aromas of nectarine, yellow plum, pineapple upside down cake and sweet spices. On the palate, zesty acidity and an underlying silkiness add depth and nuance, with French oak-inspired hints of vanilla, sweet dough and clove framing the generous fruit.
A full-bodied, creamy white, showing lots of ripe fruit on the nose with peach pie, baked apple and mango, followed by hazelnut and custard pastry on the palate. Crisp acidity. Drink or hold.
93 pts. Both complex and alluring, this radiant Chardonnay opens up with aromas of pineapple, stone ..