Sterling Vineyards Chardonnay Napa Valley (750 ml)
About this item
- Color: light gold
- Aromas: fresh lemon crème, citrus, crisp apple and toasted hazelnut
- Nose leads to a richly textured palate with flavors of citrus, stone fruit and a honey almond character
- Well-balanced between an elegant, creamy roundness and a line of bright acidity
- The pleasing finish is persistent and flavorful
The Chardonnay fruit was harvested in the cool morning hours and sent directly to press at the winery. The majority of the fruit was barrel fermented in French (75%) and American (25%) oak to impart rich texture and added spice notes. In the vintage, only a small portion of the blend (10%) was fermented in stainless-steel tanks to capture bright fruit character and retain fresh acidity. The final wine is elegant and shows a core of beautiful fruit character with balanced, bright acidity.