Walter Hansel Estate Chardonnay 2018
|California, Sonoma County, Russian River Valley
The 2018 Chardonnay Estate comes from vines planted in 1976 and 1989. It has an open-knit nose of warm apples, dried hay and soft herbal touches. The medium-bodied palate is concentrated and savory with opposing mineral streaks and bright freshness, and it finishes long and layered. 1,133 cases produced.
Hansel's 2018 Chardonnay The Estate Vineyard is absolutely gorgeous. In 2018, The Estate has an extra kick of freshness and energy that marries well with the Russian River exuberance that is so typical of these wines. The Estate is the most vibrant and floral of these Chardonnays. It is also a fabulous value in today's world.