This small winery in the Santa Rita Hills is the brain child of Jeff and Nikki Nelson. Their winemaker is Brandon Sparks-Gillis (The “man” behind the Dragonette success). In our blind tasting Liquid Farm showed that it is not a fly-by-night brand.
The line-up consisted out of the following amazing, highly-rated and high-profile Chardonnays:
- Peter Michael Belle Cote (94 Pt Parker)
- Carte Blanche
- Morlet (94 Pt Parker)
- Kongsgaard (95 Pt Parker)
- Pierre-Yves Colin Chassagne Montrachet (94 Pt Parker)
- Forman (94 Pt Parker)
- Pahlmeyer (93 Pt Parker)
- Littorai (96 Pt. Parker)
- Liquid Farms “White Hill”
Liquid Farm 2011 “White Hill” Chardonnay, Santa Rita Hills
Retail 44.00 – GGWC 39.99 – FREE SHIPPING on six or more
Use discount shipping code “Liquid11WH” during checkout
This Chablis—style Chardonnay highlights the unique salinity that comes from the ancient soils of the Santa Rita Hills. Sourced from the great Zotovich (Brewer-Clifton, Diatom, Paul Lato), Kessler-Haak & Rita’s Crown vineyards this wine (named in honor of the chalky white hills of Chablis and diatomaceous earth of Sta. Rita Hills) offers a gorgeous nose of perfumed peaches and nectarines. Medium to full in body, this wine is crisp in texture and depth, with very expressive aromas and flavors on both nose and palate. Hints of lemon curd, pear, fresh citrus and a touch of tamarind. The minerality is not overpowering, but clean and seductive! You think expensive French, but get a well-priced Californian instead! This 300 case production is of incredible value and will sell out quick!