Gifft Winery, Monterey, California
47% Merlot, 26% Petite Sirah, 14% Syrah, 8% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Riesling, 2% Muscat Canelli
With aromas of blackberry and ripe plum and loads of black fruit on the palate, it exhibits a smooth, silky mouth feel on a medium bodied, soft round frame with a touch of vanilla and sweet oak.
2012 vintage of Gifft Chardonnay exhibits richness, depth and complexity, balanced by a lively acidity and an essential freshness. Featuring the gorgeous tropical fruit flavors that are the hallmark of Monterey Chardonnays, Gifft Chardonnay strikes the ideal balance between rich and refreshing.