Our Central Coast Chardonnay offers an aroma of citrus blossom and honeycomb with hints of tropical papaya and guava. Cantaloupe opens across the front palate with hints of lemon meringue across the mid-palate, highlighting the partial fermentation that rounds out the bright acidity. Granite-like minerality on the finish showcases the stainless steel aging.
The 2021 Sextant Central Coast Chardonnay has fruit from three AVAs: Santa Barbara, Edna Valley, and the Santa Lucia Highlands. All three regions offer premier growing conditions for Chardonnay with cooler climate marine influence. Each lot of Chardonnay is fermented separately in stainless steel before final blending. We aim to create a Chardonnay blend with bright acidity and medium body. The Santa Lucia fruit tends to bring tropical tones, while Edna Valley showcases citrus and bright acid, and the Santa Barbara lot brings it home with balanced minerality.
Country: United States
Region: Central Coast, California
Bottle Size: 750mL