2015 Bellbird Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay | Guthrie Family Wines | Winestyr
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2015 Bellbird Sonoma Mountain Chardonnay

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Appellation: Sonoma Mountain AVA

By: Guthrie Family Wines

In: Kenwood, CA

750mL / 14.1% ABV

Winestyr Review

This delectable wine was made with 100% Chardonnay grapes from the famed Farina Vineyard in California's Sonoma Mountain AVA. Bright, sleek, and seductive, this wine is more in the style of an old-world white Burgundy than its buttery, oaky, California Chardonnay counterparts. Green apple flavors lead into meyer lemon and a hint of brioche. This is another intriguing wine from rising star winemaker, Blair Guthrie. 100% Chardonnay. 250 cases produced.

What We Love

  • Sleek and seductive
  • Old-world style Chardonnay from California

This is a delicious Chardonnay in the balanced, old-world style pioneered in Burgundy.

Experience

Guthrie Family Wines is the side project of New Zealand native, winemaker Blair Guthrie, who spends his days as winemaker for Napa Valley's Stewart Cellars and Hollis Wines. He sources fruit from top vineyards and makes these wines in a decidedly different style than what you find in traditional wines from Napa Valley.

Winery

We don’t hope to follow trends, but instead let the vineyards and the conditions of a certain vineyard for a given year tell us what to do with the wine. We’re there with it every day, from when it’s picked to when it’s bottled. The wines we make represent everything we love and believe in: love for wine, family, and this dream that we live everyday here in wine country. Caroline and I have always thought making wine is about getting your hands dirty and getting as close to the dirt as you can. The earth is what gives us the wine, and that’s what need to be known. It’s where my relationship with the wine starts.

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