Leo Steen

The Steen Santa Ynez Valley Chenin Blanc

9.024 ratings
9.16 pro ratings
Santa Ynez Valley, Central Coast, California, USA
Chenin Blanc
Turkey, Vanilla & Caramel, Fruit & Berries, Exotic Spices, Salads & Greens, Pate, Potato, Tomato-Based, Chicken, Fruit Desserts, Quinoa, Farro, Brown Rice, White Rice, Pasta, Onion, Shallot, Garlic, Pungent Cheese, Squash & Root Vegetables, Goat & Feta Cheese, Cheddar & Gruyere, Sweet Potato, Yuca, Taro, Baking Spices, Chili & Hot Spicy, Nuts & Seeds, Soft Cheese, Salami & Prosciutto, Shellfish, Crab & Lobster, Quinoa, Shellfish, Sweet Potato
Top Notes For
Julia van der Vink

Production Forlorn Hope Winery

9.3

2011. Whut up CA Chenin.

2011. Whut up CA Chenin.

May 12th, 2015
Maggie Hoffman

Wine Editor SeriousEats

Very cool

Very cool

May 14th, 2016
Adam Lawrence

Restrained and delicious

Restrained and delicious

Oct 16th, 2017
Matt Beyard

Delicious Chenin Blanc. Took a little while to fully open up. Great with a Tomato Pie.

Delicious Chenin Blanc. Took a little while to fully open up. Great with a Tomato Pie.

Sep 11th, 2017
Scott DeBenedett

Very easy drinking Chenin. Opened up day two with more mineral, salinity. Got a bit of 'pool toy' on the nose day one.

Very easy drinking Chenin. Opened up day two with more mineral, salinity. Got a bit of 'pool toy' on the nose day one.

Apr 18th, 2017
Matt Beyard

Great bottle of Chenin Blanc. Love Leo's wines. Perfect with dinner at Passionfish.

Great bottle of Chenin Blanc. Love Leo's wines. Perfect with dinner at Passionfish.

Feb 2nd, 2017
Rgparis Paris

Would like it less sweet

Would like it less sweet

Oct 25th, 2015
Christian Bronstein

Rounder, less acidity on the Jurassic, still vibrant and fresh

Rounder, less acidity on the Jurassic, still vibrant and fresh

Mar 1st, 2015
Ben Brenner

Ben had this 4 years ago

Ben had this 4 years ago

Sep 6th, 2015
Marty Winters

Marty had this 4 years ago

Marty had this 4 years ago

Jun 6th, 2015