Flanagan Bacigalupi Vineyard Chardonnay 2016
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Our 2016 Flanagan Chardonnay Bacigalupi Vineyard spent 11 months in French cooperage with 40% of that new. The nose has ripe Meyer lemon, and a hint of red apple. The palate is very delineated and balanced. The ripe citrus maintains the tension and the sur lie barrel aging creates a beautiful texture. Like well-made Chardonnay from great vineyards around the world this wine benefits from getting some air, will age for years, and is best when served around 50 degrees.
Lemon peel, tangerine and grapefruit mark the entry of this bright, focused white, filled with tension and gravelly texture. Lithe in spirit, it holds on to plenty of underlying richness and concentration, finding balance within an undeniable embrace of power.
Score: 94, Virginie Boone, October 1, 2018
The 2016 Chardonnay Bacigalupi Vineyard displays notes of apple pie, pear tart and almond pastry with touches of honeycomb and nutmeg. Medium to full-bodied with a wonderfully toasty/savory palate, it has a great line of freshness sparking off a long, spicy finish. 113 cases were made.
Score: 92, Lisa Perrotti-Brown, April 27, 2018
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