This wine has aromas of Meyer lemon, tangerine, grapefruit rind, and ginger. Subtle weight and precision on the attack that really fleshes out into baked granny smith apples and lemon grass on the mid palate and finish. Hand harvested and barrel fermented with native yeast and malolactic fermentations then aged sur lie for 16 months in French oak; 40% new.
Solomon Hills Vineyard, Santa Maria Valley, Santa Barbara County. 10 miles from the Pacific Ocean, this Chardonnay is planted on the western edge of the Santa Maria Valley appellation. This site is not only the furthest west in Santa Maria but its also one of the coolest .
Garey Series; is a marine based wind deposited loamy sand that at one time was the sea bed.