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2018 Diatom Chardonnay "Bar-M"

Diatom 2018 Bar-M Chardonnay

Winery: Diatom

Vintage: 2018

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Bar-M"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Barbara County

State or country: CA

Price: $32

Cases produced: 7,500

KWG Score: 92.6 (based on 6 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (91)

Review date: March 11, 2020

Wine Review: This bright yellow colored Chardonnay from Diatom opens with a pineapple and ginger bouquet with a hint of lemon. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, slightly acidic and fresh. The flavor profile is a lemon tart with notes of pineapple and gentle minerality. I also detected some hints of clementine. The finish is dry and refreshing. This wine would be a nice summer alternative for Chard fans while on the beach. It would pair well with a bucket of fried clams from the clam shack. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: Aroma: Lemon, Citrus Blossom and Wet Sand
Flavor: Saline and White Peach
Texture: Precise and Balanced

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