2006 Ici/La-Bas, "Elke Vineyard" Chardonnay, Anderson Valley


Press and Tasting Notes

Ici/La-Bas has been sourcing fruit from Tom and Mary Elke's vineyard near Boonville since 1997. The Victoria Chardonnay is a full bodied white that combines ripe fruit, exotic mineral complexity, lush texture, and great acidity. This wine come from a mature vineyard (29 years old) with very small yields (around 1/2 ton per acre) of gloriously ripe ... Read More »



Chardonnay is the most popular white wine grape grown throughout the world.  The most prized Chardonnay growing regions are Burgundy, Champagne and California.  The Chardonnays of Burgundy tend to produce dry, elegant wines wit ... Read More »



The largest domestic wine growing region in the United States is by far California.  California wines took international recognition in the 1976 competition known as "The Judgement Of Paris."  In this famous blind tasting, California wines were pu ... Read More »