R Collection Chardonnay, California 2019
Raymond Vineyards has over 121 hectares of Estate vineyards in the Napa Valley, in three locations. Each parcel is matched to varietals which perform well in that particular climate and soil type. In addition, the winery maintains long term growing contracts with over 15 Napa Valley growers, allowing the winery to take advantage of the micro-climates and sub-appellations within the Napa Valley.
Sourced from the finest North and Central Coast vineyards throughout California, with each area adding a unique layer into the overall taste profile.
Minimally intrusive winemaking techniques were used to allow the true Californian terroir to shine through. Primarily fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve the freshness and varietal characteristics of the Chardonnay grape.
Bright aromas of citrus, green apple and tropical fruit are followed by notes of vanilla and honeysuckle. Crisp, with a beautiful minerality, tangy citrus notes and a touch of vanilla on the exquisitely balanced palate, this wine is smooth to the finish.
A versatile wine which pairs well with smoked salmon and caper crostini.
USA Region: California
Dry/Sweet value: 2 (1 is dry, 7 is very sweet).
Residual Sugar: 1.1.
Contains Sulphites: Yes.