Sparrow Hawk Winery
2011 SparrowHawk Reserve Chardonnay
California: Sonoma County: Russian River Valley
Soaring above it all
Russian River Valley is one of our favorite appellations for California Chardonnay. Today’s 2011 SparrowHawk Reserve Chardonnay was an incredible find and we offer this very elegant wine to you with our heartiest recommendation.
Elegant, flavorful and with a finish that goes on forever, this wine will be a big hit at your dinner table. Pair this very food-friendly wine with a wide variety of meals or your favorite appetizer fare. Asian food would be an excellent choice.
Pale straw with hints of gold at the edges.
Sweet and ripe on the nose with pineapple, golden delicious apple, hazelnut, melon rind, green papaya and a hint of chalky minerality.
Honeydew melon, young green fig, vanilla, young pear, white peach, white currant and a hint of walnut.
Fresh and packed with flavors that sustain for a very long time. At the end, pomello hangs around the longest.
Enjoy this wonderful wine with crab cakes with a ginger and turmeric aioli.