Tasting Notes – Riverstone Chardonnay

Name: Riverstone Chardonnay
Producer: J. Lohr Estates
Region: Arroyo Seco, CA
Grape Varieties: Chardonnay
Vintage2014
Overall Rating:  

Pairing:  I’m not usually a fan of California Chardonnays, but this was very drinkable.  The oaky-ness was relatively moderate, so it complimented (and didn’t overpower) our tortellini with roasted mushrooms and romanesco.

Sight
Color: Yellow

Brightness: Day Bright

Aroma
Intensity: Moderate
Age: Youthful
Scent: Citrus and Pear

Palate
Dry/Sweet: Dry
Body: Medium-Full
Acidity: Fresh
Flavors: More citrus and pear, and some buttery, vanilla flavor from the oak.

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