2012 Migration Russian River Valley Chardonnay

14.1% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.54, 8,459 cases, $32. Released October 2013. Grapes harvested from 11 vineyards. Aged 10 months in 90% French oak barrels (35% new), and bottled July 2013. · Light golden yellow color and clear in the glass. Aromas of pineapple, creme caramel, lemon, flint and subtle oak are echoed on the lightly scaled palate which adds a peach flavor. The juicy acidity makes for refreshing drinking. Score: 87. Reviewed July 19, 2014

Winery: Migration Wines
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted California Pinot Noir & Chardonnay & Outliers