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July 1, 2016
A salty lick of saline brings the palate to attention before tingling acidity seals the experience: the wine’s backbone a nicely balanced combination of generous oak that supports ripe fruit. Francois Freres and Taransaud barrels cradled the wine for 10 months, only 35% of it new, making for a robust yet elegant expression of the variety from this site. Editors’ Choice. – V.B. $62
Tagged: Saintsbury, 2014 Vintage, Publication: Wine Enthusiast, Varietal: Chardonnay