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2017 Santa Barbara Winery Chardonnay "Santa Barbara County"

Santa Barbara Winery 2017 Chardonnay

Winery: Santa Barbara Winery

Vintage: 2017

Wine Name/Vineyard: "Santa Barbara County"

Wine Category: Chardonnay

Grape blend: 100% Chardonnay

Bottle size: 750 ml

Region: Santa Barbara County

State or country: CA

Price: $19

Cases produced: 14,500

KWG Score: 90.6 (based on 3 reviews)

Ken's Wine Rating: Very Good+ (90)

Review date: July 31, 2019

Wine Review: This pale straw-colored Chardonnay from Santa Barbara opens with a mild lemon bouquet with a hint of gun flint. On the palate, this wine is medium bodied, balanced and fresh. The flavor profile is citrus based featuring tasty mild lemon with notes of minerality and hints of grapefruit and pineapple at the very end. The finish is rather refreshing for a Chard. This wine would pair well with chicken piccata. Enjoy - Ken

Winemaker Notes: 2017 was a small crop year throughout California. Santa Barbara County had a small but very concentrated Chardonnay harvest resulting in a wine with intense fruit and flavor.

Organic status: not organic

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