by Brandi Glanville

Unfiltered Blonde Sonoma County Chardonnay

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One sip and she’ll tell it to you true; her first thoughts of spicy vanilla and oak, an honest account of crisp apples, and a final kiss of sweet melon. She’s an uncensored personality who speaks volumes as she pours her heart out to you. Have a glass and give a listen to her unfiltered take on what Sonoma County Chardonnay should really be.


The 2014 Unfiltered Blonde Chardonnay was produced using grapes from select vineyards in Sonoma County and one vineyard in the Yountville appellation of Napa Valley.


The grapes were hand-picked and whole-cluster pressed. The Sonoma County fruit was fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve the varietal characteristics. The Yountville portion was fermented in french oak barrels to give the wine a rich mouth feel and a kiss of oak.


Bright aromas of pear and apple mingle with sweet and toasty vanilla. The palate is bright with succulent fruit flavors and oak notes. A perfect balance of smooth and creamy texture and crisp acidity provide for a lengthy finish.


This versatile Chardonnay pairs well with poultry, seafood, white meats and dishes with cream sauces.

  • Alcohol: 14.5
  • Appellation: Sonoma County
  • Wine Type: White