Delicate aromas of lemon curd, stone fruit and quince begin the nose of this inviting Etude Chardonnay. Honeydew, melon and pear along with subtle floral notes of jasmine comprise the aroma, which represents a broader spectrum in recent vintages. On the palate, the wine has fullness and present minerality. This vintage features acidity leveraged for aging and demonstrates distinctive complexity of flavors that will evolve in the bottle, and the glass, as well as on the generous finish.
Etude was founded on the philosophy that winemaking begins in the vineyard long before the harvest and that superior grape growing diminishes...
Etude was founded on the philosophy that winemaking begins in the vineyard long before the harvest and that superior grape growing diminishes the need for intervention by the winemaker, resulting in authentic varietal expression." -Jon Priest, Etude Winemaker. What began thirty years ago as a philosophical state of mind is now a state-of-the-art winemaking facility where the ancient art of winemaking is pursued with a singular passion.