WINE REVIEW: Cambria Estate Winery, 2018 Julia’s Vineyard, Pinot Noir, Santa Maria Valley, CA ($22)
by Andrew Chalk
Cambria Estate Winery is a family-owned winery run by Jess Jackson and Barbara Banke’s daughters Katie and Julia. They exploit the calcareous soils and fog-swept hills to produce bright, rich, opulent, but still taught, chardonnay.
Appearance: Translucent ruby;
Nose: Savory tomato leaf. Black pepper. raspberry.
Palate:Medium-plus acid, Heavy mouthfeel. Ripe raspberries. Open fruit. This wine is forthcoming structurally.
Winery is Certified Sustainable.