The 2010 vintage of the Chardonnay is 100 percent barrel fermented in French oak with only a touch of new oak to maintain true varietal expression. It displays aromas of citrus zest, butterscotch and sweet oak accompanied by focused and concentrated flavors of melons, apricots, pineapple and other tropical notes. This wine has excellent balance with a bright, layered finish and a crisp minerality.
Could be a Sauvignon Blanc, with Meyer lemon,
green apple and tropical fruit flavors, accented with
crisp acidity. That’s no disrespect. It's a compliment, in
this age of clumsy, overoaked Chardonnays. Elegant
and food-friendly, it's brightened with the acidity of a
Roth Estate is a family-owned winery dedicated to crafting full-flavored wines grown in exemplary Sonoma County vineyards. Beginning in 2001, Roth committed to producing classic Bordeaux varietals in Alexander Valley. A decade later the winery expanded its winemaking to include cool-climate varietals from the Sonoma Coast.
From the same 60 hillside acres in the southeast corner of the Alexander Valley that nurtures Lancaster Estate, comes their newest release, Roth Cabernet Sauvignon.
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