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2015 Chardonnay, Sta. Rita Hills
SANTA RITA HILLS
Wine Enthusiast 90 points
The longtime Rhône variety-focused winery is expanding into Burgundian varieties, and this first Chardonnay is a solid start. Aromas of lime, white melon, wet stone and a touch of guava lean toward a richer expression. The palate is rounded with clotted cream, salt and lemon zest flavors, balancing between the buttery Californian and tenser Old World styles.