Inviting tropical and stone fruit aromas, including white peach, nectarine, ripe pineapple and mangoes, accented by limestone notes and a kiss of fresh gardenias. Lively acidity on the palate combines with baked peach and lemon before finishing with lime zest and white pepper flavors.
Named for our visionary matriarch, Linda Rice, this estate bottling opens with a medley of citrus and stone fruit notes, including orange peel, grapefruit pulp, tangerines, peach and apricots with hints of honeysuckle on the nose. The creamy mouthfeel is accentuated by the warmth of baked peach, apple pie, clove, vanilla and honey flavors.
Granny Smith Apples, lemon curd, pineapple, and warm vanilla leap out of the glass. The palate is full bodied with sweet citrus notes, butterscotch, green melon, and light oak toast. Glossy mouthfeel and a long lingering finish make this Chardonnay incredibly elegant and well balanced.
The 2017 Chardonnay Reserve combines notes of baked apple pie and freshly ripened pineapple and starfruit on the nose, with an underlying touch of honeycomb. On the palate, you will taste the balanced flavors of Meyer lemon, yellow apple, and white flowers met with lively acidity, a creamy mouthfeel and a touch of nuttiness.