Original
97 Ratings
Estancia Chardonnay

Wine Details

Varietal

Chardonnay

Style

White

Wine Description

(2001 Vintage) Estancia Pinnacles Chardonnay is made from grapes grown in our Pinnacles vineyard on the western flanks of the Gavilan Mountains in Monterey County. In this up-and-coming region, the cool climate and sandy, well-drained soils keep yields low and fruit intensity high. The cool Monterey climate accompanied by a long growing season produced a ripe, mouthfilling Chardonnay. Subtle oak accentuates bright fruit. A rich, fruity bouquet and soft, creamy texture of this Chardonnay result from combining th...

Expert Reviews
  • Wine & Spirits
    (2004 Vintage) Rating: 83.8/100 - As reviewed by Int'l Wine & Spirits Comp. on 11/01/06