De Loach Heritage Collection Chardonnay 2020
Region: California, USA
Bottle size: 75cl
The nose expresses fresh aromas of honeysuckle and citrus fruit. This wine is medium bodied, with bright acidity and a delicious creaminess on the palate. Flavours of ripe pear, lemon curd and vanilla lead to a clean and lively finish.
The grapes for the Heritage Chardonnay were carefully chosen from cool, fog-influenced vineyards sustainably farmed along the California Coast. The team at De Loach practise sustainable viticulture and have a light touch in the winery to ensure the wine stays true to its origin.
Established in 1973 by Cecil De Loach, a firefighter from San Francisco, De Loach was purchased by Burgundian Jean-Claude Boisset in 2003. His son Jean-Charles Boisset saw the similarities of the Russian River Valley with his native Burgundy and the potential that the region held for producing fine Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. One of his first decisions having acquired the estate was