Diatom

Bar-M Vineyard Chardonnay

9.27 ratings
9.34 pro ratings
Santa Barbara County, Central Coast, California, USA
Chardonnay
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9.3

From a site in Los Alamos, the 2017 Chardonnay Bar M is perfumed, lifted and wonderfully gracious in feel. Citrus and floral notes abound in a very pretty, expressive Chardonnay that shows the aromatic style that is so common here. White flowers, mint and saline overtones add closing layers to this pretty and inviting Chardonnay from Greg Brewer's Diatom label. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, September 2019)

From a site in Los Alamos, the 2017 Chardonnay Bar M is perfumed, lifted and wonderfully gracious in feel. Citrus and floral notes abound in a very pretty, expressive Chardonnay that shows the aromatic style that is so common here. White flowers, mint and saline overtones add closing layers to this pretty and inviting Chardonnay from Greg Brewer's Diatom label. (Antonio Galloni, Vinous, September 2019)

Sep 26th, 2019
Ron R
9.3

Prior notes apply. Loving this chard with my soul mate...

Prior notes apply. Loving this chard with my soul mate...

Sep 23rd, 2019
Matt Sterr

Clean and pure Chardonnay.

Clean and pure Chardonnay.

Jun 1st, 2019
Kevin Driscoll

Kevin had this 5 months ago

Kevin had this 5 months ago

1 person found it helpfulMay 27th, 2019
Kapyrick Wine

V2018. Whoa! Really good, really different. Peaches, melons, wet rocks nose. Creamy, ripe tropical fruit, peach, melon and lime fruits. Saline and mineral finish. Nicely balanced, loved it!!

V2018. Whoa! Really good, really different. Peaches, melons, wet rocks nose. Creamy, ripe tropical fruit, peach, melon and lime fruits. Saline and mineral finish. Nicely balanced, loved it!!

1 person found it helpfulApr 17th, 2019
Dawn E.

This is a beautiful wine! Very Chablis in presentation! Loads of stone fruits...white flowers...acidity is awesome..with generous salinity to coat your palate! I am enjoying this a bit chilled but not enough that the glass looks cold. Thank you @Ron R and @Anne-marie Beausejour for a nice recommendation! 😉

This is a beautiful wine! Very Chablis in presentation! Loads of stone fruits...white flowers...acidity is awesome..with generous salinity to coat your palate! I am enjoying this a bit chilled but not enough that the glass looks cold. Thank you @Ron R and @Anne-marie Beausejour for a nice recommendation! 😉

Sep 26th, 2019