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
In 2020, the Edna Valley experienced a slower start to summer, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly. The region saw much warmer temperatures later on in the season, which allowed accelerated ripening, making a unique vintage with bolder characteristics.