Failla Chardonnay Fort Ross-Seaview Estate Vineyard 2017
WS 93: Voluptuously creamy, with layers of rich pear, apple, mango and vanilla flavors and spice notes. Pastry details show on the long finish, revealing hints of tannins and plenty of viscosity. Drink now through 2024. 206 cases made.
JD 94: The 2017 Chardonnay Estate Vineyard comes from the Fort Ross-Seaview appellation out on the Sonoma Coast and offers more exotic notes of lemon curd, quince, and orchard fruits. It’s rounded, beautifully textured, has nicely integrated acidity, and flawless balance. There are only 200 cases, but it’s a beauty.