2013 Outcast Chardonnay


2013 Outcast Chardonnay

$21.99 (retail) Wine Club pricing reflected in receipt

Outcast is one of two brands created by three friends:  Peter Vermeulen, Alex Merrill and Anuj Aggarwal, who launched their project in 2008 and started marketing their first bottling in 2010.  Thus far under the Outcast brand, they have offered a merlot, cabernet sauvignon, grenache, pinot noir and now their first chardonnay.  The group also sells a California white blend through its Caravel label.

The founders are proud of the fact that they have conceived a business outside of the traditional wine industry.  They view themselves as a “Band of Brothers” in wine.  Thus far, they’re doing an excellent job, and they commit 5% of profits to charitable causes.  Nice!

Winery Tasting Notes:  “This golden-hued beauty opens with aromas of peach, pear and tropical fruit.  The palate is rich with pineapple and honeysuckle combined with a striking minerality.  The 12-month Oak barrel aging adds a luscious finish, and the refreshing acidity lends depth and balance.  This wine has splendid weight and texture, without being buttery or heavy-handed.  If you like your chardonnays rich and crisp, then this is right up your alley.  Dare we say more?”  –Christopher Garcia

Blend:  100% Chardonnay

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