Stonestreet Alexander Valley Chardonnay 2005
Chardonnay from Sonoma County, California
This three-ridge Chardonnay is
a remarkable representation of Alexander Mountain terroir. A blend
of Stonestreet's Upper Barn, Red Point and Broken Road vineyards, this wine
carries a signature element from each: Red Point's unique minerality,
Broken Road's complex and bright fruit character and Upper Barn's
majestic, balanced finish.
Look for fresh apples, complex mineral and creamy lemon-lime
flavors on the palate. Tropical notes and ripe peach aromatics are
followed by a solid, lengthy finish.
In the autumn of 1989, Jess Jackson acquired the Zellerbach winery and renamed it in honor of his late father, Jess Stonestreet Jackson. Stonestreet quickly garnered international acclaim for their powerful reds and luscious whites.
Today, Stonestreet wines are undergoing a transformation, using fruit from Alexander Mountain Estate and new winemaking techniques. Alexander Mountain Estate, with lean, well-draining soils and cooler temperature, produces fruit with smaller berries and more intense color and flavor. Stonestreet... View More