Sandhi Wines

Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay

9.111 ratings
9.12 pro ratings
Sta. Rita Hills, Central Coast, 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
Al Shikoh

Light golden hue. Aromas of lemon peel, lees, white flowers, chalk, and a bit of smoke. With good acidity and absence of prominent new oak, it leans more to the Burgundian end of the spectrum than California. Made from a blend of fruit from Rita’s Crown and Bentrock Vineyards aged in 500 L barrels. 13% ABV.

Light golden hue. Aromas of lemon peel, lees, white flowers, chalk, and a bit of smoke. With good acidity and absence of prominent new oak, it leans more to the Burgundian end of the spectrum than California. Made from a blend of fruit from Rita’s Crown and Bentrock Vineyards aged in 500 L barrels. 13% ABV.

Jan 5th, 2019
E & K G

Blind, I would have been very confused as whether to call it old or new world. It’s light yet well structured, some oak yet great freshness and acidity. At a good place in terms of cost performance and matches the strengths of old/new world.

Blind, I would have been very confused as whether to call it old or new world. It’s light yet well structured, some oak yet great freshness and acidity. At a good place in terms of cost performance and matches the strengths of old/new world.

Feb 9th, 2019
Jim Gilbert

What can I say other than perfect balance of Chardonnay flavors and winemaking skills with oak. Hail to Rajat and Sashi!

What can I say other than perfect balance of Chardonnay flavors and winemaking skills with oak. Hail to Rajat and Sashi!

Dec 30th, 2018
Andreas Eka

Amerikanskt ekat, toast! Grym syra. Persika och aprikos.

Amerikanskt ekat, toast! Grym syra. Persika och aprikos.

Aug 24th, 2018
Patrick Hu

My go-to white this year.

My go-to white this year.

Jun 5th, 2018
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