2016 Anaba J McK Estate Vineyard Carneros Chardonnay

13.9% alc., pH 3.48, TA 0.67, 193 cases, $42. Wente clone. Harvest Brix 23.5ยบ. Whole cluster pressed, barrel fermented with 65% malolactic fermentation, and aged 17 months on the lees in French oak barrels, 38% new. · Moderate golden yellow color in the glass. The aromas of lemon, pineapple and yellow stone fruits build in intensity over time in the glass. Silky and vibrant on the palate, with appealing flavors of citrus fruits, blond caramel and butterscotch. An upbeat, energetic wine that aims to please. Score: 92. Reviewed February 23, 2019

Winery: Anaba Wines
From article: Recent Tastings of California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay