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La Crema Saralees Chardonnay 2016 £35.95
La Crema Saralees Chardonnay
La Crema Vinera, means “best of the vine,” setting the standard for all they do since 1979. This family-owned and operated winery focuses exclusively on cool-climate appellations. They’re continually exploring these very special regions — passionate in their belief that they make uniquely expressive and elegant wines.
At the heart of the Russian River Valley, sits a majestic vineyard honouring the late Saralee Kunde, one of the region’s most beloved and respected winegrowing visionaries. Awash with rustic charm, the 200-acre vineyard features a variety of Chardonnay clones on a diverse spectrum of rootstocks as well as eight different soil types – mostly sandy/gravelly, or clay loams. This complex vineyard dotted with ower gardens and oak groves produce truly spectacular fruit.
2019 - 2026
The Wine Advocate
"The 2016 Chardonnay Saralee’s Vineyard reveals lemon meringue pie, applesauce and quince notes with touches of allspice lightly browned toast and honeycomb. Full-bodied, rich and seductive in the mouth, it packs in the apple and citrus pie flavours with a gorgeous creaminess to the texture and a very long, honeyed finish. 1,500 cases were produced."