VARNER Chardonnay, Spring Ridge Vineyard 'Bee Block' 2014

The 2014 Spring Ridge Vineyard 'Bee Block' is another sensational showing from Varner, and the most compelling Chardonnay in this vintage from Jim and Bob Varner. It begins with wonderful aromas of Asian pear and fresh sliced apples followed by lemon zest, flinty minerals and hints of jasmine all taking shape in the glass. On the palate this displays a beautiful rich, broad texture with remarkable overall balance and precision leading into the finish. Everything comes together seamlessly in this simply stunning Chardonnay which should continue to show well for many years to some. (Best 2016-2027) - June, 2016 (JD)


Wine Specifications


  • Report Date: June, 2016
  • Producer: Varner
  • Vintage: 2013
  • Drinking Window: 2016-2027
  • Estimated Value: $50
  • Country: United States
  • Region: California
  • Appellation: Santa Cruz Mountains
  • Importer: N/A

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