Decanter Highlights the 2014 Estate Chardonnay

Decanter Magazine

September 29th, 2016 named the 2014 Estate Chardonnay as one of 8 California chardonnays coming from a classic region:

“Reticent apricot nose, with considerable purity of fruit….vibrant apricot and citrus fruit, taut and intense. A wine with pungency and structure, and an almost Burgundian persistence of flavour…”

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Also in Decanter, Ridge Vineyards was named as a regional “winery to know” for producers of California chardonnay that will appeal Burgundy lovers. Here is that excerpt from the article:

Santa Cruz Mountains

This mountainous area south of San Francisco, cooled by the Pacific to the west and San Francisco Bay to the east, has thin-soil slopes at high elevations. Wineries to know: Mount Eden Vineyards, Ridge Vineyards, Rhys Vineyards, Thomas Fogarty Winery, Varner Wine.

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