Thursday, June 12, 2008

Sattui Family Chardonnay

V. Sattui Winery
Sattui Family
Napa Valley
Napa, California
$17.75 -- Sattui Winery, St. Helena, CA

Color: Light gold
Nose: Pears and clover
Body: Medium
Front: Peachy
Middle: Grapefruity
Back: A little butter, marmalade
Burns clean?: Yes
Cap: Cork

A nice mix of oaky and steely. 2/3 from a Carneros property, and 1/3 from the Carsi Vineyard, it's an elegant balance of Chardonnay elements. Not many people are going to dislike this wine.