Our 2011 Chardonnay has bright floral notes and aromas of lemongrass, passion fruit and Tahitian vanilla. It's marked by brisk acidity that drives this racy and lean wine. Flavors of juicy pineapple and green apple impress on the palate, rounded out by a light hint of creamy vanilla from its three months of aging on French oak. It's made for drinking now and would complement seafood and richer fare quite well.
The Clarksburg AVA is an up and coming wine region located in California's Sacramento Delta. The area was quickly discovered by grape growers attracted by a micro-climate which closely mirrored that of nearby Napa Valley. The soils here are a combination of poorly-draining clay and rich loam, meaning vines experience nutrient-rich, yet sometimes arid conditions.