Our S-BAR Chardonnay is beloved for its bright acidity that forces flavors of pear, citrus and light pineapple to jump out of the glass. These nuanced fruit notes combine with vanilla bean and caramel imparted from the french oak to delight and evolve sip after sip.
Clone and single block selection
SIP Certified Sustainable
Diablo series, clay loam, rocky marine sediment, volcanic remnants
100% barrel fermented; malolactic fermentation was suppressed (0%)
Aged in 50% new French oak barrels for 9 months
The 2021 growing season featured a mild summer which allowed the grapes to ripen slowly. Heat waves and rain spells were limited, and the harvest was slow and cool. As a result, this vintage shows exceptional quality and elegance.