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2014 Dierberg Chardonnay Estate Santa Maria Valley

A balanced and friendly Central Coast Chardonnay

2014 Talbott Chardonnay Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Santa Lucia Highlands

Concentrated and lightly spiced

2014 Dolin Chardonnay Malibu Newton Canyon

Substantial and creamy, grown above the fog line

2015 Edna Valley Vineyard Chardonnay Central Coast

Saline and sensitive; quite elegant

2016 S. Pratsch Rosé Niederösterreich

Sparkly and refreshing rosé of Zweigelt

2015 Jordan Chardonnay Russian River Valley

Springy and fresh, a mélange of tree fruit and herbs

2016 Gary Farrell Pinot Noir Rosé Russian River Valley

Stony, serious, tart, and delicious

2014 Broadside Chardonnay Wild Ferment Central Coast

Elegant and well elaborated, plus a terrific value

2015 Dutton Goldfield Pinot Noir Dutton Ranch Russian River Valley

A concentrated wine spiked with barrel spices

2016 Vinum Cellars Rosé Paso Robles

Piquant and generous, a structured GSM rosé

2016 Martin Ray Pinot Noir Rosé Russian River Valley

A brisk and refreshing rosé of Pinot Noir

2015 Talley Vineyards Chardonnay Rincon Vineyard Arroyo Grande Valley

Youthful and spirited Chardonnay from own-rooted vines


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