WINE REVIEW: Landmark Vineyards 2018 Overlook Chardonnay, Sonoma County, CA ($21)
by Andrew Chalk
This wine was whole cluster pressed, fermented in 25% new French oak barrels with wild yeast. Full malolactic fermentation in barrel. Aging was in French oak for 10 months.
Nose: Cream soda. Tropical fruit of pineapple.
Palate: Ripe forward pineapple fruit. Phenolic backbone. Vanilla of new oak.