Muir Wood

Unoaked Arroyo Seco Chardonnay

9.01 ratings
9.01 pro ratings
Arroyo Seco, Central Coast, California, USA
Chardonnay
Top Notes For
Byron C Mayes

Star bright straw gold. Quince, orange zest, and white pepper on the inviting nose and medium palate which adds a bit of birch(!) on the finish. Extra time on the lees shows itself in texture and body that many California unoaked Chardonnays lack. Not Burgundian by any stretch, but it can go anywhere a lower-end Maconnais can with aplomb. Pork medallions is my current choice. Drink now.

Star bright straw gold. Quince, orange zest, and white pepper on the inviting nose and medium palate which adds a bit of birch(!) on the finish. Extra time on the lees shows itself in texture and body that many California unoaked Chardonnays lack. Not Burgundian by any stretch, but it can go anywhere a lower-end Maconnais can with aplomb. Pork medallions is my current choice. Drink now.

Jul 12th, 2021