2012 Antica Terra, "Aurata" Chardonnay, Willamette Valley


Press and Tasting Notes

Fresh lime and tangerine brightness along with tart, persistent but balanced acidity. Cool climate Willamette Valley produces a refreshing Chardonnay from this tiny production winery. Hints of oak and spice surround youthful pear and apple notes. [202 cases produced]



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 »



Oregon is recognized as one of the premier wine growing regions in the world.  It is best known for its world-class Pinot Noir, grown predominantly in the Willamette Valley.  There, Pinot Noir tends to take a bit of Burgundy's and California's best attributes:  a bit of the dry, mineral ... Read More »