2019 Sandhi Central Coast Chardonnay

Central Coast, California

Flowing, open Chardonnay from California, with some lovely chalky, flinty notes.




About The Wine

Raj Parr of Sandhi and Domaine de la Cote, and any sommelier tv show you've ever seen, goes outside Santa Barbara to source fruit for this excellent value Californian Chardonnay.

He carefully partnered with several multi-generational growers of old vine Chardonnay, wholly chemical-free and with a sustainable outlook - not that easy in the huge Californian wine industry.

This is a fine, luscious but linear white, full of orchard fruits and floral notes, quite open and textured on the palate.

About Sandhi

Sandhi is the partner wine label to Domaine de la Cote, founded by Rajat Parr and Sashi Moorman in the Santa Rita Hills area of Santa Barbara, up the coast from Los Angeles.

Sandhi are generally more approachable wines, to the palate and the wallet, than Domaine de la Cote, and explore the potential of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from across Santa Barbara and California.

Sandhi means 'treaty' or 'alliance' in Sanskrit, to represent the partnerships he has formed with local, sustainable grape growers who supply much of the fruit for Sandhi wines.

Sandhi founder Rajat Parr
Sandhi founder Rajat Parr
Santa Barbara, California
Additional Info

From The Producer

Our yearly effort at crafting a delicious, accessible, and thoroughly enjoyable Chardonna crafted in the Sandhi style. For the 2019 vintage, we reached farther out in the Central Coast to work exclusively with sustainably farmed vineyards in the coolest, coastal places we could find. The result is our best wine yet.

Blend : Chardonnay (100%)
ABV : 13.00%
Closure : Cork
Drink Until : 2028
Bottle Size : 750ml

Vineyards in the Santa Rita Hills
Vineyards in the Santa Rita Hills
Santa Barbara, California
Expert Reviews

Critic Reviews

Wine Advocate

"“This was previously called "Chardonnay Santa Barbara County," but winemaker Sashi Moorman says they've begun sourcing fruit from other areas of California like San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Lucia Highlands, so this will be known by the wider Central Coast appellation moving forward. The 2019 Chardonnay Central Coast opens with touches of flint, stone and white blossoms with crunchy tree fruits and bright citrusy accents. The palate is much more open-knit at this early stage, fleshing out to yellow apples and honey in a silky texture with bright freshness and a long, delicate finish." - John Gilman (The Wine Advocate)


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