14’ Aubert Eastside Chardonnay The color has gotten a bit darker in the last two years. The nose is full of grapefruit blossom, lemon grass/peel. Palate- Rich, powerful, tightly wound.
Pineapple, peach, toasted almond, crème brûlée, crushed rock, touch of pepper, integrated acidity, and flawless balance. Starts to truly come together as it warms up. Drinking in it’s prime now .
— 16 days ago
Dark golden colour. Honey, Carmel, full bodied. — 12 days ago
Had a guest today at FF. Showed him the list of chards, to which he said "That one should be drinking well." And, voila. Here we are. This Sugar Shack Chardonnay arguably outdrank its 2014 Ritchie Chard by just about a point. A little less sweetness, a little less salinity, a little more balance than the Ritchie. Ripe peach, pear, plantain with a little bit of dried herb. It has been about 15 months since I've had this one. Lots of yellow fruits and that Classic Aubert backbone. You sorta forget about other Chards when a duo of 2014 Aubert are on the table, and this was no exception tonight. — 22 days ago