2021 Westwood Chardonnay, Sangiacomo Roberts Road Vineyard, Petaluma Gap
This head-turning chardonnay is a notable example of what happens when Philippe and Maayan’s remarkable interpretation of Old-World technique combines with stunning New World (Petaluma Gap) fruit. With its legacy of eye-popping scores from the wine-reviewing domain, it is no surprise that this limited-production chardonnay has become one of the most popular wines we produce. Rich acidity, bright, focused aromas of fuji apple and Asian pear, and crushed limestone. The 2021 shows spectacular minerality and a viscous,mouth-filling textural quality.
Sangiacomo Roberts Road Vineyard
23.3 Brix at Harvest
Rich acidity, bright, focused aromas of fuji apple and Asian pear, and crushed limestone. The 2021 shows spectacular minerality and a viscous,mouth-filling textural quality.
The Sangiacomo "Roberts Road" Vineyard is an iconic and revered site located in the renowned Sonoma Coast region of California. With its distinct terroir and meticulous farming practices, this vineyard has earned a reputation for producing exceptional Chardonnay grapes. Situated in far west end of the Petaluma Gap AVA, the Sangiacomo "Roberts Road" Vineyard benefits from a unique microclimate influenced by its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The cooling maritime breezes and fog that sweep through the area provide ideal conditions for growing high-quality Chardonnay grapes.
The fruit was hand-harvested at night, then whole-cluster pressed. Barrel fermented, aged sur lie in small lots using new French oak barrels. Partial malolactic fermentation.
Sangiacomo Roberts Road Vineyard, Clones 95 and 17, Roberts Road Blocks 12 and 18