Failla Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2016

Failla Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2016
$49.00
$44.10

SKU 1201012

750ml

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In our ongoing quest for purity of expression we continue to shift toward more neutral élevage for this enjoy-it-young chardonnay: splitting half of the fruit between concrete egg and stainless steel vessels. The remainder fermented and aged in french oak, only 15% new and barely perceptible in the finished wine's aromas of wet-stone, lime and oyster-shell. Malolactic fermentation provides a round, glycerin finish that balance the wine's vibrant mouth-watering acidity.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Region California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast
Brand Failla
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Wine SpectatorWeaves together a taut core of nectarine, peach and citrus flavors, ending with a clean, snappy aftertaste. Drink now.

James Laube, June 30, 2018