Rusack Santa Barbara County Chardonnay 2019
|California, Central Coast, Santa Barbara
Melon and lemongrass aromas are wrapped in steely minerality on the nose of this bottling, which comes from Bien Nacido Vineyard grapes. The palate's lemon glaze and honeydew flavors also show a greener, grassy edge.
The 2019 Chardonnay comes all from the Bien Nacido Vineyard and was brought up in 30% new oak. It has classic honeyed apple, chalky mineral, charcoal, and marine nuances to go with a medium-bodied, racy, focused, vibrant style on the palate. It's certainly outstanding.
The 2019 Chardonnay (Santa Barbara County), all from Bien Nacido, is one of the hidden gems in this range. Hints of lemon confit, white flowers, mint and light tropical accents all grace this delicate, airy Chardonnay. Classy and elegant to the core, the appellation Chardonnay is a winner.
Features fresh-clipped herb and floral details that add an aromatic interest to the snappy, juicy Honeycrisp apple and lemon curd flavors on a firm frame. Drink now.