Complex aromas and flavors of white peach, citrus blossom, Asian pear and candied lemon give way to a rich and weighty mid-palate, followed by a very long, exotic spice infused finish.
The Antica Napa Valley Chardonnay is pure, fresh, and complex. Aromas of crushed stone fruit are interwoven with flavors of pear, apple, white peach, and a signature terroir-driven minerality. Hazelnut and vanilla add layers of intensity and intrigue
Chateau Montelena made a few changes in the cellar this year by experimenting with their pressing programs in order to validate our existing protocols. They also aged a small percentage of the Chardonnay in stainless steel drums, rather than oak barrels, in order to bring in a fruit reserve.” They undertook...
This spirited wine is full of life now and will mature with marked complexity. Asian pear, minerality, spice, bracing acidity are all tightly wound in this lively and blossom perfumed wine. The intense stony and citrus palate with a feminine temperament perfume notes tightly grips and support the wines acidity.