Our Estate Chardonnay is the quintessential expression of Talley Vineyards, representing the cool climate and hillside topography of our home on the San Luis Obispo Coast?s Arroyo Grande Valley. The refreshing complexity of the 2020 vintage is laced with pear and caramel accents. 2020 vintage – Aging: 11 months in 25% new French oak barrels, then 3 months in tank. vinification: Barrel fermented with native yeast. Soil type: Various, most notably calcareous clays and shaly loam. Aromas: Asian pear, peach nectar, lemon rind, citrus blossom. Flavor profile: Golden delicious apple, crushed rocks, pear, flint, caramel.