2020 "Le Souvenir" Chardonnay
Sierra Madre Vineyard, IWR 98 / JD 97 POINTS
"From a great site of Santa Maria, the 2020 Chardonnay Le Souvenir Sierra Madre Vineyard is another ripe, powerful Chardonnay revealing musky notes of melon, honeyed lemon, toasted bread, hints of almond paste and chalky minerality. Full-bodied, concentrated, and layered on the palate, it stays remarkably light on its feet, has good acidity, and a great finish that picks up some classic Santa Maria salinity and minerality. It's not for those looking for Chablis, but it’s beautifully done, a gorgeous California Chardonnay to drink over the coming 4-6 years."
Jeb Dunnuck, August 2022