Lingua Franca Chardonnay Willamette Valley Avni 2017
2016 vintage notes
93 points Wine Spectator: "Refined and gracefully complex, with precise and vibrant Meyer lemon, river stone and apricot flavors that glide on a long finish. Drink now through 2020."
The wine which started it all...through a clandestine wine-related adventure, I found myself with an unlabeled, not-yet-released bottle of Avni Chardonnay, the first Lingua Franca wine I tasted. I try to limit myself to a couple glasses most evenings but I admit to indulging once I opened this beauty. It's everything we love in Chardonnay, from the bright and racy citrus flavors to the mouthwatering minerality and seamless texture. - Marcus
AVNI is a Stone family name, which means “of rock” or “stone.”
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