February 20, 2021 - Light lemon, spice, bit of that chalky mineralty I like but not austere-some ripe fruit in there makes this a medium-bodied glass. I think the acidity helped this wine maintain balance and structure through the years. Very tasty.
An argument for US Chard. (See also Walter Scott 7 Springs for a taste of what American wine makers are putting up against white burgundy. )
ps: I agree with the comments of WST from 2016.
January 27, 2020 - delicious, lighter bodied, clean nice acidity, no apparent oak
February 10, 2019 - First LF chard that has disappointed me. Had a weird coconut layer upon opening, and on day 2 was quite light and generic.
September 15, 2018 - Rich and round. Lively acidity and minerality. Hints of butterscotch along with lemon curd. Delicious from start to finish.
March 2, 2018 - This is not one of my favorite LFs. It is good, but a little too much citrus for my palate. Initially swerved at fridge temp and then allowed the bottle to warm closer to room temp which helped it a lot.
July 7, 2017 - Really in a good spot. Not lean or rich, just perfectly balancing in between. Like warmer year Chablis. Drink now or hold.
April 15, 2017 - Maybe emerging as my second favorite LF Chardonnay. Great acidity lifting citrus and minerals with a palate coating delivery. Lively on the palate yet demonstrating body and structure. Juicy goodness and drinking lovely right now.
August 13, 2016 - I liked this, and found it paradoxical. It had both richness and restraint; an easy drink yet offering complexities when I payed it attention. Clearly Californian while still lithe, with a melange of orchard, citrus, tropical fruit and deft oak.
June 22, 2016 - Pretty straightforward lightly oaked Chardonnay. Clean apple and pear fruits; medium weight. 13.6% abv.
April 27, 2016 - Bright med yellow, flavors of apple and lemon oil. Slick, modern style. Quite tasty, though not quite in my wheelhouse for chardonnay. Has the stuffing to improve in the bottle thru 2018, at least.