Silver Palm chose to present the varietal in a chic and elegant manner. By fermenting primarily in stainless steel, they were able to preserve delicate fruit characteristics, while giving the wine a soft mouth feel. Primarily stainless steel fermentation with some neutral French and American oak.
On the palate, ripe flavors of white peach, Gravenstein apple and Meyer lemon glide seamlessly like a silk ribbon. A near flinty finish provides balanced acidity and leaves the palate yearning for another sip. 98% Chardonnay, 2% Viognier
Located north of San Francisco, California’s North Coast region is spread across six counties, including all of Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino. Utilizing fruit from some of the North Coast’s most prestigious vineyards, Silver Palm produces Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and Zinfandel that are best described as quintessentially Californian. Using cutting-edge and traditional artisan winemaking techniques, winemaker Ben Salazar meticulously fashions this superb fruit into delicious wines.