2010 Neyers Chardonnay Carneros District

Year: 2010
Appellation: Carneros
Country: USA - California
Wine Spectator: 93
White Wine
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"Notably rich and creamy, yet elegant and refined, this Chardonnay delivers a supple, fleshy beam of white peach, nectarine and fresh-cut flowers, with a creamy vanilla edge. Drink now through 2018. 5,500 cases made." (WS)

Winery Notes:
The Neyers Carneros District Chardonnay comes from fruit grown on three parcels: the Sangiacomo family Kiser Vineyard, the Donnell family El Novillero Vineyard and the Yamakawa family vineyard. Most of the Kiser and Yamakawa parcels are planted to 'Shot-Wente Selection' Chardonnay, a low-yielding, small berry variant of Chardonnay that has heightened flavor and increased complexity. The soil in each is high in clay so the natural nitrogen levels are elevated and the wild yeast fermentation is vigorous.