Thomas Fogarty 2004 Chardonnay

Damiana Vineyard
Monterey AVA
95 Points — Wine Enthusiast
Santa Cruz Mountains
18 months in oak
Cases Produced
Sweetness Level
Diet Friendly
Low carb, Low sugar, Paleo, Keto

Sourced from Thomas Fogarty’s oldest estate vineyard, the 2004 Damiana Vineyard Chardonnay was made from vines that were planted in 1978. Sheltered by breezes off the Pacific Ocean to the west, Damiana tends to produce wines of great character and richer, bolder styles of Chardonnay.

One of the winery’s most noteworthy vintages to date, the 2004 Damiana Chardonnay wowed judges from Wine Enthusiast magazine, earning a bold 95 Points: “An Absolutely delicious, first-rate Chardonnay from this veteran producer. Shows the prettiest balance of all its parts, and just about as good as California Chardonnay gets. Ripely opulent in tropical fruit, apricot and tangerine flavors and crisp in limey acids, the wine’s 50% new oak adds luscious notes of buttercream, toast, smoke and vanilla.”

A wine prevailing in minerality with a full body and toasty complexity, the finish is fresh with plenty of stone fruit and finesse. Pair the delightful Thomas Fogarty 2004 Damiana Chardonnay with Gouda cheeses, roasted chicken, asparagus quiches, and creamy curries.

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