Jon Nathaniel

Lavender Hill Chardonnay

9.023 ratings
9.010 pro ratings
Napa Valley, California, USA
Chardonnay
Duck, Shellfish, Goose, Mushrooms, Manchego & Parmesan, Game, Pork, Squash & Root Vegetables, Chicken, Turkey, Cheddar & Gruyere, Meaty & Oily Fish, White Fish, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Cream Sauces
Top Notes For
Michael Chelus

Tart apple, honey, dried apricot, lemon candy, cedar, slate and oak. Good acidity and balance.

Tart apple, honey, dried apricot, lemon candy, cedar, slate and oak. Good acidity and balance.

May 23rd, 2017
Greg Ballington

Co-Founder of Millennial Drinkers Wine Blog

8.9

This was the first of the three Chardonnays we got from Flora Springs Winery for #ChardonnayDay. Beautiful moderate intensity yellow, completely clear. Definitely a little tight with some slight creamed butter and corn. Later that evening it developed a more complex nose, with a little nuttiness, wet grass, freshly broken twigs and a slightly perfumed undertone. Moderate acidity (6.5/10) with lots of citrus notes. A little sharp to start but definitely smoothed out and became more rounded with more citrus and light oak influences. Slight tanginess, with a medium body and long finish. Needed the time to balance out and was worth the wait. Drink till 2020.

This was the first of the three Chardonnays we got from Flora Springs Winery for #ChardonnayDay. Beautiful moderate intensity yellow, completely clear. Definitely a little tight with some slight creamed butter and corn. Later that evening it developed a more complex nose, with a little nuttiness, wet grass, freshly broken twigs and a slightly perfumed undertone. Moderate acidity (6.5/10) with lots of citrus notes. A little sharp to start but definitely smoothed out and became more rounded with more citrus and light oak influences. Slight tanginess, with a medium body and long finish. Needed the time to balance out and was worth the wait. Drink till 2020.

Jun 2nd, 2016
Mark Buckley

Flora Springs Lavender Hill Chardonnay. Also enjoyed at the Estate on #ChardonnayDay

Flora Springs Lavender Hill Chardonnay. Also enjoyed at the Estate on #ChardonnayDay

Jul 1st, 2014
Megan T. Steffen

Delicious!

Delicious!

Jun 11th, 2014
Michael Townley

More chardonnay more stone crabs.

More chardonnay more stone crabs.

Jan 31st, 2016
Tim Simon

Pretty close to perfect

Pretty close to perfect

Nov 26th, 2015
Michael Townley

Flowery nose with orangey hints. Nice creamy finish

Flowery nose with orangey hints. Nice creamy finish

May 10th, 2015
Polina Burns

Nice wine, round mouthfeel, vibrant fruit, creme brûlée.

Nice wine, round mouthfeel, vibrant fruit, creme brûlée.

Apr 22nd, 2015
Brad Hemmer

Brad had this 3 years ago

Brad had this 3 years ago

Sep 14th, 2017
Nathan Claiborn

Nathan had this 6 years ago

Nathan had this 6 years ago

Aug 9th, 2015