2014 Talbott Chardonnay Logan Sleepy Hollow Vineyard

Year: 2014
Appellation: Santa Lucia Highlands
Country: USA - California
Vinous Media: 91
Wine Enthusiast: 87
White Wine
Alcohol by Volume: 14.3%
Price :

"Pale gold. Pungent aromas of poached pear, peach and honey take on a hint of buttered toast with air. Broad and fleshy on the palate, offering lush orchard and pit fruit flavors accented by a refreshingly bitter pear skin nuance. Finishes smooth and round, leaving sweet butter and peach notes behind." (VM)

"Seared yellow apple, lemon rinds and pressed white flowers show on the nose of this bottling from the pioneering winery, which was recently acquired by the Gallo family. The texture is quite steely with bountiful acidity, but the flavors are a little flat on the sip, where stone fruit and squeezed citrus show." (WE)

Winery Notes:
A combination of barrel and stainless steel fermentation resulted in bright and floral aromatics, with layers of pear, apple and citrus, highlighted with a hint of vanilla and hard spices. The intense fruit in this wine is beautifully integrated with refreshing acidity and the nuances of French oak. Sleepy Hollow's signature mineral character and creamy textures add complexity to a long finish.