2017 Dutton Estate Kyndall's Reserve Chardonnay, Russian River Valley, Sonoma, California (750ml)
Named after the daughter of Joe and Tracy Dutton, Kendall's Reserve Chardonnay is made at Dutton Estate, located in the Green Valley AVA of the Russian River Valley near Sebastopol.
Joe Dutton is co-owner of Dutton Ranch, which was founded in 1964 by his parents and farms 1200 acres of vineyards. Fermentation: One-third concrete egg, stainless steel and barrel fermentation. 75% Malolactic. 30% new French oak. Tasting Notes: Oak is present on this chardonnay but doesn't lead toward popcorn, more notes of sour cream and creme fraiche. Long on the finish with a pristine aftertaste leaves lingering golden apple notes.