Located on eastern slopes above the town of Boonville in Mendocino County. An area known for making expressive wines, this is a Californian Chardonnay with lots of character.
Matt Licklider and Kevin O’Connor became friends while the former was selling French wine to the latter, in the years that Kevin was Wine Director at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant in Beverly Hills. Following six ...Learn more
“... wonderfully vivid, nuanced and detailed with persistent minerality that is almost Riesling-like in its expression. The flavors are layered and intensely saline throughout, but what comes through is a mountain Chardonnay with a real sense of phenolic structure underpinning the fruit. Exotic, wild and alluring at the same time, the 2013 is a brilliant Chardonnay to drink over the next handful of years. This parcel is Wente clone Chardonnay planted on AxR1 rootstock.”
“Weightier than their Estero. Viscous but not cloying, and the acid crisps the finish nicely. Bright, precise length.”