Gainey Chardonnay 2013

$21.99

SKU 03720

750ml

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The wine boasts fresh golden apple, spiced pear and melon aromas with citrus and mineral undertones and hints of vanilla, honey and oak spice. Rich and creamy on the palate, its succulent honeyed apple, white peach, lemon-lime and mineral flavors are nicely accented by subtle, spicy oak tones in the long, refreshing finish. Delicious now, this superb Santa Ynez Valley chardonnay will drink beautifully over the next 2-3 years.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country California
Region Central Coast
Appellation Sta. Rita Hills
Brand Gainey
Alcohol/vol 13.9%
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Wine EnthusiastFresh, clean aromas of lime chiffon, just-sliced nectarine, light jasmine and honeysuckle greet the nose on this bottling from the longtime producer. Limestone and chalky minerality mark the palate, with slightly sour green pear peels and more white flowers.

Matt Kettmann, December 1, 2015