Bud break, which signals the beginning of the growing season, arrived as late as April in some areas in California. A rainy spring helped to delay things further. This had many growers being very optimistic about the 2019 harvest season. Winegrape’s across California ripened at lower sugars, thanks to the extended, cool growing season. The results of this led to extended flowering and impressive berry formation. But a warm summer helped grapevines catch up to a closer-to-average timeline.
Big Guy’s Chardonnay is a lovely straw-colored wine with tantalizing flavors.
Green apple, fig, and pineapple and a hint of vanilla are evident. The wine finishes
crisp and refreshing on the palate.