2018 Chardonnay



Wildwood Oak Winery 2018 Elk Vineyard Chardonnay – Regan’s Bend

This is a classic California Chardonnay with defined toasted layers. The bouquet shows Meyer Lemon, Asian Pear, toasted baking spice and honeysuckle. The palate is full and lush with Meyer Lemon, Lush Asian pear, Chinese 5 Spices, salted caramel with a hint of vanilla and a long creamy finish.

Awards: Silver: San Francisco International Competition, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition

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The pairing: Consider pairing this wine with dishes that incorporate butter and cream like the Pasta with the Garlic Butter and Parmesan or Alfredo Sauce or fish/seafood and chicken/pork. 

The nose:  Meyer Lemon, Asian Pear, toasted baking spice, honeysuckle

The palate:  Meyer Lemon, Asian Pear, Chinese 5 Spice, salted caramel with a hint of vanilla and a creamy finish

Tech Talk:

  • Appellation: Lodi, CA
  • Composition: 100% Chardonnay
  • Sourcing: Elk Vineyard
  • Production: 70 cases
  • Aging: 9 months in medium toast French Oak (30% new)
  • Alcohol: 14.5%
  • TA: 0.48g/100ml
  • pH: 3.55
  • Residual Sugar: 0.30

1 review for 2018 Chardonnay

  1. Anita

    What people are saying:
    California’s answer to French Burgundy’s Montrachet
    Like a sunset in the groves

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