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Review: 2015 Stony Hill Chardonnay Spring Mountain District

This atypical Napa chardonnay is dialed back on the nose (it’s aged only in neutral oak, limiting the wood influence), some savory notes finding a companion in light melon and gentle floral tones. The palate sees a significant acidity (again, unusual for Napa chardonnay) before settling into a fruit-forward character, its melon, lemon, and quince notes slightly tinged with vanilla. The finish is moderate and drying, a brisk squeeze of lemon rind ringing out as the conclusion fades away. All told, it’s a beautiful wine with impressive balance.

A- / $48 / stonyhillvineyard.com

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