Wine Entusiast, 90 points
“An oaky nose of caramel and brioche gives way to a lighter, brighter midpalate of high-toned acidity and fresh flavors of lemon and tangerine. The ripeness is balanced and well integrated with the tannin and oak.”
Yes! Normally $38! Just landed at a fantastic $24 + FREE SHIPPING on 4!
We’ve been selling Red Car for a long time, even through the years, it became a “cult” wine and was nearly impossible to get. This 2016 drinks more like a Premier Cru Meursault than it does Sonoma Coast chardonnay --- seriously! A testament to the winemaking and the quality of the vineyards that make up the blend, the 2016 happens to be a huge portion of Ritchie, which trade for $60+ a bottle! It's 100% old Wente clone (the most prized clone for chardonnay) from stellar sites deep in western Sonoma Coast.
Red Car was founded in 2000, when Mark Estrin, Carroll Kemp, and Richard Crowell produced 50 cases of wine from a single ton of syrah grapes in a Culver City garage. They made it official when they purchased 125 acres of land in 2004 and began developing vineyards in the wild coastal ridges north of Sonoma County's Bodega Bay, a region now known as the Fort Ross-Seaview AVA. This rugged terrain's coastal influence, where the Pacific fog filters in daily through giant redwoods until warm sunshine sends it back out to the sea, provides perfect growing conditions for their hallmark style: perfumed aromatics, bright fruit, crisp texture and uplifting acidity.
4 bottles under $100 DELIVERED! Amazing! While it lasts…