Edna Valley Chardonnay is known for conveying a distinctive sense of place. As is typical ofgood Chardonnays, they use techniques like barrel fermentation, malolactic fermentation, leesstirring and aging in new oak barrels. Their goal is to balance these winemaking techniques withthe unique flavors that come from growing Chardonnay in Edna Valley.
The 2006 Chardonnay offers smoky aromas of vanillin oak and sweet spice balanced by whitepeach, pineapple and citrus notes. On the palate, full, round flavors... View More
Located just four miles from the Pacific Ocean near San Luis Obispo, Edna Valley Vineyard benefits from the coolest and longest growing season in California. The valley’s east-west orientation funnels afternoon sea breezes so the grapes slowly ripen on the vine. This prolonged hangtime allows the grapes to develop generous flavors and outstanding balance. Predominantly sandstone and shale-derived soils contribute mineral nuances to the lush, layered fruit of Edna Valley Vineyard Chardonnay.