2014 Roberts and Rogers Reserve Chardonnay $45
Winery Tasting Notes:
“The Reserve Chardonnay is a blend of fruit sourced from the Finest Vineyards in Napa Valley & Carneros – the gateway to the Wine Country. The Los Carneros AVA region has ideal growing conditions for cool climate Chardonnay. A longer growing season allows the grapes to mature slowly, developing a refined complexity with depth & concentration. Blending of the fruit creates layers of distinctive flavors of ripe pears & melons rarely found in Chardonnay. The grapes are cold soaked in Stainless Steel to extract all the flavors & fermented in 100% French Oak barrels to provide the perfect balance of fruit with a Creamy Vanilla finish!”
Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Alcohol Level: 13.9
Winemaker Name: Barry Gnekow
Maturity: Drink Now – 2022
Pairings: Grilled salmon, Shrimp Scampi
Fun Facts: This Meursault-style Chardonnay won a Gold Medal at the 2016 San Francisco Chronicle Tasting. Barry Gnekow is an award-winning winemaker whose credentials are impeccable and his successes many, including Double Gold, Best of Class and Gold ratings. Having grown up in a winemaking family business, he was exposed early on to wine, fostering a passion and palate early in life. Barry has been winemaker for Roberts + Rogers from the beginning, bringing his decades of wine making knowledge and experience to the organization.
Barry’s education, background and talent – along with the high quality of the Roberts + Rogers vineyard sources – have combined to produce superior wines.
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