Dark gold with a big, opulent nose, this is a rich, creamy, hedonistic Chardonnay from Lava Cap that stands up to its oaky style with, well, style. Lemon zest, toffee and even a whiff of charcuterie emanate from its big bones.
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Reviews wines from California.
Contributing Editor Virginie Boone has been with Wine Enthusiast since 2010, and reviews the wines of Napa and Sonoma. Boone began her writing career with Lonely Planet travel guides, which eventually led to California-focused wine coverage. She contributes to the Santa Rosa Press Democrat
and Sonoma Magazine
, and is a regular panelist and speaker on wine topics in California and beyond.