This is our inaugural offering in Chardonnay from the Russian River appellation. Rich and succulent, the wine displays aromas of fresh mango and papaya blanketed in vanilla tones of oak. Peach and crisp apple are the predominant fruit flavors mingled with undertones of butterscotch and light oak. The acid structure is sufficient for additional bouquet development accompanied by a viscous mouthfeel and lingering finish. Serve at cellar temperature and enjoy with shellfish or cream based poultry dishes.
In 1972, when David S. Stare opened the doors to Dry Creek Vineyard, it was the first new winery to be built in the Valley since Prohibition. Dry Creek created the first Sonoma Fume Blanc, originated the Dry Creek Valley AVA, and was an early advocate for Bordeaux-style blending.
Today, Dry Creek Vineyard is committed to vineyard diversity, vinifying individual lots of fruit separately, and then blending carefully for each final cuvee. ... View More