Light shiny golden in color. Beautiful elegant Chardonnay aromas fill the glass. Fine ripe fruit with a lush creaminess and abundant floral notes. The mouth-feel is ripe but delicate and very well-balanced. There is great ripe concentrated fruit feel, lovely skin and fine lees characters, and a wonderfully refined acidity. The wine has a medium body with clean and pure fruit and a long pleasing finish. This is the perfect Chardonnay for a hot Summer day and the most divine partner to food.
Serve slightly chilled with a variety of foods, including shellfish, lobster, crab cakes, and chicken, veal or pork. This vintage is the perfect wine to experience the classic pairing of Chardonnay and farmhouse cheddar.
APPELLATION: The Hamptons, Long Island
COUNTRY: United States
REGION: New York
CRITIC: Mark Squires
PUBLICATION: Wine Advocate