Winery Tasting Notes: Nose of apple, pear, mango and white flowers. Layered flavors of stone fruits, honey, zesty citrus and lemon oil pair with a rich mouthfeel without being creamy or buttery. Shows good intensity, complexity, and minerality with a smooth midpalate and a finish that lingers on the palate. Native yeast and malolactic fermentations, then aged 8 months on the lees in French oak barrels (90% neutral) then bottled unfined and unfiltered.
Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Alcohol Level: 13.9%
Cases Produced: 220
Winemaker Name: Erica Stancliff
Maturity: Drink now -2022
Pairings: Rosemary rotisserie chicken, Perk tenderloin, Brie cheese with apples
Fun Facts: Trombetta Family Wines handcrafts beautifully balanced small lot Chardonnay and Pinot Noir from vineyards that exemplify the area in which they are planted. Erica Stancliff (Vina Cobos, Crossbarn) daughter and winemaker, takes great pride in producing wines with purity of flavor and balance. Rickey Trombetta, mother and owner, works closely with Erica and their growers to identify only the best fruit for their wines. Erica was picked out at the young age of 10 years old by Paul Hobbs and she has worked closely with him ever since both in the vineyards and in the winery. As a protégé of Paul Hobbs, Erica has an incredible background of knowledge, experience and she is confident in her own approach to crafting these wines for her family’s name. A very exciting, up and coming estate!
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