2019 Sandhi Central Coast Chardonnay

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

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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.

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.

Region: Central Coast, California
Blend: Chardonnay (100%)
ABV: 13.00%
Closure: 750ml
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91 Points - "“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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