Talley Estate Chardonnay 2017, 375ml, Arroyo Grande Valley, California

Produced entirely from estate grown chardonnay grapes from the Arroyo Grande Valley. 62% Rincon Vineyard, 33% Rosemary’s Vineyard, 5% Monte Sereno Vineyard. Naturally barrel fermented with native yeast. Aged sur lie 9 months in French oak barrels, 23% new. Soft gold in color, the 2014 Estate Chardonnay is a beautiful expression of the character and style of the Arroyo Grande Valley. On the nose, vibrant aromas of pear and stone fruits are followed by a hint of subtle toasted oak. The palate is soft and plush with delicate acidity. Notes of peach, lemon oil, baked brioche and slivered almonds are complemented by minerality true to the Arroyo Grande Valley.