This Chardonnay from Brick & Mortar and winemaker Matt Iaconis comes from the Cougar Rock vineyard located in the Atlas Peak AVA of the Napa Valley. The vineyard elevation is between 1450-1700 feet up the Vaca Mountain range east of Yountville. The wine itself is very aromatic with lots of Meyer lemon, lime curd, crushed limestone, orange peel, flinty mineral and fresh spring flowers. This utterly compelling Chardonnay possesses layers of delicious citrus and mineral with a mouth coating texture backed by a vibrant blast of acidity on the finish. While this is fantastic now, I would love to see the evolution over the next decade.