2014 DAOU RESERVE CHARDONNAY
Ten months in 50% new French oak
This rich and voluptuous wine offers aromas of lemon, peach, vanilla and toasty oak. Floral and spicy notes of honeysuckle, star jasmine, nutmeg and almond follow. Lush, weighty, and mouth- filling on the palate. A silky smooth texture delivers flavors of pineapple, lemon cream pie, honeydew melon and sweet ginger. Secondary layers reveal hints of toffee, hazelnut and toast. The finish is graceful and elegant, with essences of papaya and spiced apple, and a perfect crispness at the end.