2012 CrossBarn by Paul Hobbs Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

14.1% alc., $18, screwcap. 80% fermented in tank, 20% in neutral French oak barrels. Native and selected yeasts. 100% MLF. · Pale straw yellow color and clear in the glass. Aromas of buttered brioche, lemon curd, and honey. Slightly creamy and buttery, featuring flavors of lemon, white peach, honey and baked apple. Full-flavored and showy with a little heat peaking out on the finish. Good. Reviewed June 23, 2013

Winery: CrossBarn Winery by Paul Hobbs
From article: Sips of California Chardonnay & A Few Other Whites