2013 Joseph Phelps Freestone Vineyards Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

13.4% alc., 5,750 cases, $55. Estate grown from Freestone Vineyards. 100% malolactic fermentation. Aged 13 months in 100% French oak barrels and puncheons, 35% new and 65% 2-to-3-year-old. Unfiltered. · Light golden yellow color and slightly cloudy in the glass. Appealing aromas of lemon, petrichor, apple and a hint of buttery oak. Crisp flavors of green apple, lemon curd and complimentary oak seasoning framed by thirst-quenching acidity, finishing slightly tart and thoroughly dry with a lemon drop note. Score: 91. Reviewed April 5, 2015

Winery: Joseph Phelps Freestone Vineyards
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