The 2016 Chardonnay reflects Santa Barbara County’s natural affinity for producing world-class Chardonnays. It opens with effusive aromas of tropical fruit and citrus with a touch of butterscotch. Smooth, rounded flavors of pineapple, pear and guava are framed by hints of melon and green apple. The roundness yields to briskness on the finish, with clean acidity and lingering crispness. This is a Chardonnay built for enjoying with food.