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Hilliard Bruce 2013 Chardonnay Estate

Hilliard Bruce

2013 Chardonnay

Estate
Sta. Rita Hills AVA
Platinum Wine Club Selection
93+ Points — Antonio Galloni's Vinous
91 Points — Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

Appellation
Sta. Rita Hills AVA, Santa Barbara County
Grapes
100% Chardonnay
Aged
18 months in oak
Cases Produced
528
Enjoy Until
2018


Antonio Galloni names this wine “one of the most distinctive Chardonnays in the Sta. Rita Hills appellation,” and we couldn’t agree more. The Hilliard Bruce 2013 Estate Chardonnay is a beautifully made, classy wine that shows both concentration and freshness while highlighting the terroir and minerality of the vineyard. Aromas of honeysuckle rise from the glass, while flavors of lemon blossom, slate, pineapple, and grapefruit add lift and crispness to the smooth palate. This is a superb wine, made in Christine Bruce’s simple Burgundian method with barrel fermentation to round out the bright citrus flavors.

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