2011 marked the fourth harvest for Center of Effort wines, and the resulting Estate Chardonnay carries on the bright lemony acidity, ﬁrm structure, and palate richness which have become the hallmark of our estate. Initial mineral aromas of sea-spray and slate shift with each swirl of the glass toward Meyer lemon zest and verbena. The palate is racy, with bracing acidity balanced by fruit tones of Asian pear and crisp nectarine. Warm tones of cardamom pod, coriander and clean hay persist throughout the extraordinarily long ﬁnish. The backbone of natural acidity will allow for gracious development in your cellar for several years.
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