2020 Valley of the Moon Chardonnay, Sonoma County
The 2020 vintage highlights a natural balance of Sonoma County microclimates using Chardonnay grapes harvested early from the cooler Carneros region along with grapes from the warmer Russian River Valley harvested later in the season. Aged 18 months in 20% new French oak, 30% neutral oak and 50% stainless steel.
The 2020 Chardonnay opens with aromas of fresh, ripe pineapple, mandarin and
On the palate, flavors of nectarine, papaya and lemon rind with hints of Fuyu persimmon and honeysuckle
Perfectly paired with a juicy, thick hamburger topped with sharp cheddar accompanied by crispy duck-fat fries.