Vineyard: Bald Mountain

Bald Mountain
OwnerJames Beauregard
AppellationSanta Cruz Mountains
StoryOne of four vineyards in this sub-appellation.
Acres9 (Pinot Noir), 38 (Chardonnay)
LocationBen Lomond sub-appellation of Santa Cruz Mountains.
AspectSits on a sandstone bench just above the fog bank that blankets the area during the summer.
VarietiesChardonnay, Pinot Noir
Clones777, Mt. Eden (UCD 37), Pommard
ManagersJames Beauregard

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2013 Sante Arcangeli Family Wines Bald Mountain Vineyard Ben Lomond Mountain Santa Cruz Mountains Chardonnay

13.2% alc., pH 3.28, 119 cases, $32. Grown at 1100’ elevation on a sandstone bench. Harvest Brix 22.5º. Native fermentation, aged 9 months sur lie in 100% French oak barrels, 40% new, 40% 1-year-old, and 20% neutral. · Moderately light golden straw color and clear in the glass. The yellow peach aromas are accented with notes of butter brickle, toasty oak and salinity. Good fullness on the palate with fresh yellow apple, peach and creme brûlée flavors. Slightly creamy, with a riff of quenching acidity on the clean, refreshing finish. Score: 91. Reviewed March 16, 2015 WINERY » ARTICLE »