2012 Chardonnay Santa Barbara County

Sandhi

90Average Score
White
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Average Score
90
Critic Notes

The entry level effort, and a fine one at that, Sandhi’s 2012 Chardonnay Santa Barbara County is the estate’s largest production release, with anywhere from 5,000-6,000 cases produced. Coming mostly from old vines and vineyards spread throughout Santa Barbara County, it’s always barrel-fermented and then aged 8 months in barrel before being moved to tank prior to bottling. It’s a classic Chardonnay that offers notions of stone fruits, spice, white flowers and tinges of brioche to go with a medium-bodied, juicy, lively and clean profile on the palate. I love the purity here, and this is an excellent value that will shine for 2-3 years, if not longer. Aug 2014, www.robertparker.com

Score: 90-/100Jeb Dunnuck
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United States
Region
California
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Colour
White
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Dry
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Still wine
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Country
United States
Region
California
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Colour
White
Taste
Dry
Alcohol %
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Product Type
Still wine
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Drinking Window
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