2017 Three Sticks One Sky Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay

14.4% alc., pH 3.38, TA 0.63, 440 cases, $55. Released February 20, 2019. Vineyard is farmed organically and sits at 1,400 feet elevation that is unusually high for Chardonnay. Barrel fermented, 100% malolactic fermentation, aged 15 months in French oak, 29% new. · Moderately light golden yellow color with slight spritz and haze in the glass. Fresh aromas of lemon and honeyed biscuit. Discretely rich flavors of lemon, poached apple, toast and caramel in a style with good fullness and body. Silky in the mouth, with some but not a prolonged finish. Score: 92. Reviewed April 16, 2019

Winery: Three Sticks Wines
From article: Recently Tasted California Wines