Each vintage, District 7 strives to craft a Chardonnay that strikes a perfect balance between rich and refreshing. Through the judicious use of oak, they seek to complement, not detract from, the gorgeous tropical fruit flavors that are the hallmark of District 7. The 2021 vintage has aroma that are fresh and extroverted with notes of yellow apple, pear and citrus, enhanced by hints of coconut, vanilla and toasty oak. On the palate it is medium bodied, soft and balanced with bright fruit, hints of butter and a lingering subtle oak finish. The combination of fruit, viscosity and structure enskures this chardonnay can accompany a wide varieety of foods.
Their cool climate estate vineyards, located just outside of the town of Greenfield, are blessed with a climate that is perfect for growing top quality Chardonnay. With morning fogs that often linger until mid-day, the intricate fruit avors have time to develop while preserving crucial acidity. These just-right conditions place Monterey on par with the best growing regions of the world.