Wine Enthusiast 90
This is a creamy, lush and layered white that offers a depth of fruitforward intensity. Peach, melon, dried herb and a hint of ginger combine on the broad palate.-WE
This 2018 Estate Sauvignon Blanc delivers aromas of honeydew melon, lemon grass, lime zest, and jasmine. Its rich palate from the time in barrel balances beautifully with generous flavors of nectarine, rich mango, and citrus zest. The finish is clean, focused and rich.
Pair this versatile wine with your favorite appetizers or first course to your dinner.
Blend: 96 Sauvignon Blanc, 4 Sauvignon Gris-Winemaker Notes
Perhaps no other winery captures the casual luxury of Sonoma County better than Chalk Hill Estate. Founded nearly four decades ago, this spectacular 1300-acre property features 300 acres of vineyards, wilderness areas, winery, hospitality center, culinary garden, residence, stables, equestrian pavilion, sports fields, fishing and swimming ponds, and guest houses.
The winery's vineyards are thoughtfully woven through the native foliage and contoured to fit the intricate terrain. More than two-thirds of the Chalk Hill Estate remains uncultivated. The higher elevations offer stunning views of the Russian River Valley to the west and the Mayacamas Mountains to the east.-Winery Notes
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On a spring day in 1972, while piloting his plane over the Russian River, Chalk Hill's founder, Fred Furth, caught his first view of a natural amphitheatre carved into the hills of eastern Sonoma. His intuition told him the land had the potential to support a world-class vineyard. A subsequent tour confirmed that the spectacular property indeed had the climate and soils to grow luxury-class wine grapes.
Chalk Hill, Russian River Valley, CA. The Chalk Hill wines are all Estate grown, bottled and produced on the 1277 acre Chalk Hill Estate with 280 acres grown to vine. The incredible diversity of terroir coupled with a site driven philosophy and meticulous attention to detail allow Chalk Hill to create world-class wines of power and elegance. The vineyard has several clones of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Cabernet on the Estate along with a variety of soil types all within the single estate which makes it a place where both Burgundian and Bordeaux varietals can be grown.