A layered and vibrant Chardonnay with floral notes, orchard and stone fruit with a creamy texture on the palate.
Variety: 100% Chardonnay
Vineyard: Bien Nacido Vineyards Block 11, Block 1 and Block W.
Location: Santa Maria Valley, CA
Breezy, vibrant and focused with beautiful linearity. Notes of apple, pear, peach, apricot, lemon, lime, orange, pineapple, kiwi, butter, cream and vanilla.
Each block is picked separately and at optimal ripeness, is fermented in neutral barrel with native yeast and go through full malolactic fermentation. The wine is aged in barrel and stainless steel for a total of 17 months. Extended lees contact and a late bottling.
This wine was crafted from 3 blocks within Bien Nacido Vineyard, Block 11, Block I and Block W. Scar of the Sea sources fruit from environmentally conscientious growers at top-quality vineyard sites that are influenced by the sea with maritime soils and climates in the Central Coast of California.