Our 2011 SHV Chardonnay is an unusually aromatic vintage with hints of peach, pineapple, and honeysuckle wafting from your glass. The mouth feel is light and delicate, and the low pH and good acidity make it a natural for pairing with food. On the palate you'll taste tart green apple followed by a flowery note and a tart minerality reminiscent of the Petit Chablis style of White Burgundy. We think it's a great match with the spicy and rich Coconut Shrimp recipe we love from... more »
Winemaker Mike Chelini says he wants people to "taste the vineyard" when they take a sip of Stony Hill Chardonnay. And sure enough, your first taste of the 2011 vintage is of very young, pure Chardonnay fruit with distinctive notes of apple and citrus and a hint of the Spring Mountain soil layered in.