Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo County
Expertly crafted Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs that reflect the unique geography of this historic vineyard, the first to be planted in California's renowned Edna Valley.
Our 2016 Chardonnay presents effusive aromas of ripe
pear and lemon curd, with touches of fresh geranium. The
palate is soft and inviting, teeming with layered flavors
of toasted oak, toffee, and preserved Meyer lemon, with
balanced acidity and French vanilla on the lengthy finish.
This bright wine exhibits focused characteristics with
aromas of stone fruit, ripe pear and jasmine. The entry
is fruit driven with hints of toasted oak, Fuji apple and
white peach, giving an element of purity to the mid-palate.
Finishing clean with fresh minerality and broad texture, the
wine is a beautiful example of Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay.
This full-bodied wine exhibits classic varietal characteristics
with aromas of toasted oak and crème brûlée. The entry
is fruit driven with hints of lemon cream, Fuji apple, ripe
pineapple and baked pear, leading to a rich and creamy
mid-palate. Finishing clean with lingering acidity and broad
texture, the wine is a beautiful example of Monterey County
Wine Enthusiast Best of Year Buying Guide, December 2017
This complex wine exhibits classic varietal characteristics with aromas of ripe pineapple, fresh Gala apples, pear and candied lemon. The palate has a weight that belies its unoaked status with a rich entry of fresh citrus fruit that leads into secondary aromas of fig and mineral. Finishing clean and crisp with lingering acidity, the wine is fresh and vivacious with a dense mid-palate.
92 points - Wine Enthusiast
90 points - Wine Advocate
Intense and opulent notes of red cherry and spiced red plum mingle with hints of Mission fig and rose petal, showcasing the distinctive Chamisal spice. The pallet is rich and luscious with suggestions of cherry pie, strawberry preserves, and hints of anise, backed by fine and focused tannins that bring balance and length to the finish.