Vintage: 2015
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: USA
Region: California
Appellation: Santa Barbara
Wine type: White
Varietals: Chardonnay
Organic: Practicing
Vineyard: El Camino vineyard located outside of Los Alamos in Santa Barbara County.
Orientation: The vines are planted on northwest facing slopes.
Soil: sandy, loam soils
Vinification: The wine was fermented 100% in stainless steel then aged in a combination of new Francois Freres puncheons (26%) for 6 months and the remainder (74%) in stainless steel on the lees with no malolactic fermentation.
Production: 2,520
Notes: Notes of tropical fruit framed and lifted by bright acidity that carries into citrus and apple flavors. A tightly coiled Chardonnay that is reflective of the Varner style and a tremendous value!