Jordan Winery Chardonnay 2017
|Region||California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley|
A nice balance of delicacy and deliciousness. Inviting aromas of honeysuckle and lemon peel lead to bright flavors of stone fruits and citrus. The palate is elegant yet succulent, with layers of oak-laced lemon, pears, quince and white peach-all supported by uplifting acidity. Its crisp, citrusy finish lingers on the palate, enticing you to take another sip. Tastes like springtime in a glass. Enjoy now or cellar through 2022. With its bright citrus flavors and crispness, the 2017 Jordan Chardonnay is wonderful as an aperitif and also a great food pairing wine. It will not overpower salads or seafood raw bar favorites like many fuller-bodied Chardonnays, and it will also create a nice contrast of flavors with richer seafood, such as sea bass and salmon. The wine's acidity and oak nuances can complement grilled chicken dishes and pasta with cream sauce.
A touch of oak starts this off, with a palate built by tight-grained tannins and integrated fruit. Flavors of stone, white flowers and ripe apple combine to create a nuanced yet rich feel.