2012 Three Sticks Origin Durell Vineyard Sonoma Valley Chardonnay

14.6% alc., pH 3.62, TA 0.74, 266 cases, $48. Fermented in concrete eggs and aged 14 months in small stainless steel barrels. Malolactic fermentation inhibited. · Moderate golden yellow color and clear in the glass. An array of appealing aromas and flavors include starfruit, grapefruit, lemon-lime, nectarine, yellow plum and banana. Crisp, bright and refreshing with a stony minerality fueling the finish. Score: 90. Reviewed July 19, 2014

Winery: Three Sticks Wines
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay & Outliers