Failla Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018 - The Grape Tray
Failla Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018
SKU: 2285

Failla Sonoma Coast Chardonnay 2018

  • v91

750ml
$33.99

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Winery Notes:

In our ongoing quest for purity of expression we  continue to shift toward more neutral élevage for this enjoy-it-young chardonnay: splitting half of the fruit between concrete egg and stainless steel vessels. The remainder fermented and aged in french oak, only 15% new and barely perceptible in the finished wine’s aromas of wet-stone, lime and oyster-shell. Malolactic fermentation provides a round, glycerin finish that balance the wine’s vibrant mouth-watering acidity.

Vinous
  • v91

The 2018 Chardonnay (Sonoma Coast) is a gorgeous appellation-level wine. Bright and finely cut, the 2018 is a white of energy and cut, both of which come through loud and clear. Lemon peel, mint, almonds, white flowers and crushed rocks are all beautifully sculpted throughout. This is such a classy wine, but it will be better with a bit more time in bottle.

Antonio Galloni, April 2020