Rodney Strong Chalk Hill Chardonnay 2016
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Chalk Hill|
Juicy and lusciously fruity, with roasted tropical fruit, apple pastry and pear tart flavors. Buttery and spicy accents show on the vibrant finish. Drink now through 2022. 63,750 cases made.
This is a relatively large production and a well-priced wine that shows creamy, lush layers of baked apple and pear. Voluptuous in style, it provides a backbone of balanced acidity.
The 2016 Chardonnay Chalk Hill Vineyard Estate has hints of buttered popcorn and banana chip to begin, with baker's yeast, baked Golden Delicious apple and yellow pear. Light to medium-bodied with yeasty fruits in the mouth and buttery notions, it has good freshness to carry the finish. 63,750 cases produced.