This is a full-throttle Chardonnay that delivers intense fruit and elegant minerality. Showing a luxurious texture, it offers up plenty of toasted hazelnut, Meyer lemon, and pineapple. The fruit is deftly balanced and offers a long, lip-smacking finish. This is delicious now and will gain in complexity with another 3-4 years in the bottle.
With Saxon Brown, owner/winemaker Jeff Gaffner has parlayed his longstanding grower relationships, developed as a consulting winemaker, into a line of small, site-driven bottlings that celebrate his favorite vineyard sites.
- Our Rating 95 - Classic