2013 Santa Lucia Highlands Chardonnay

Working closely wtih the top vineyards in the Santa Lucia Highlands’ appellation, Testarossa has produced yet another distinctive vintage of this highly anticipated Chardonnay. The Highlands is one of the state’s best known regions for world-class Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The area’s close proximity to Monterey Bay makes for a very cool climate, with one of California’s longest growing seasons. The resulting slow, gentle ripening allows for full flavor development on the vine. Testarossa’s production team’s partnership with the best estates in the Santa Lucia Highlands ensure only the highest quality fruit makes it to the winery.  5,286 cases of this 2013 vintage have been produced.

"Pale straw color.  Scents of green apple, custard, honey, butterscotch, and orange blossoms make for an engaging first impression.  Vibrant flavors match the aroma profile, and are lengthened by the slightest touch of oak spice.  The wine finishes with nice acidity and a refreshing texture.  Drink now through 2019."

~Bill Brosseau, Director of Winemaking

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