Lone Birch 2013 Chardonnay, Yakima Valley, $12

By on December 12, 2015

lone-birch-chardonnay-2013-bottleBest Buy! This second label for Airfield Estates remains an estate program for Marcus Miller, whose family farms nearly 1,000 acres near their hometown of Prosser, Wash. Here’s a fruit-forward, unoaked Chardonnay with aromas of pineapple, apricot, pear, Meyer lemon and powdered sugar. The pour brings flavors of white peach, apricot and jicama, finished with lemony acidity and apricot pit.

Rating: Recommended

Production: 1,565 cases

Alcohol: 13.4%

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