2007 Barnett Vineyards, "Savoy Vineyard" Chardonnay, Anderson Valley

Press and Tasting Notes

The nose is immediate with pink grapefruit and a lily floral characteristic, which is complemented by a jasmine perfumed spice. These aromatics are matched by a stern backbone of granite minerality. The viscosity of the wine seems to increase over a few seconds on the mid-palate, where bright acid keeps the wine lively. Persistent minerality contin ... Read More »

Varietal

Chardonnay

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 w ... Read More »

Region

California

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 »