This week’s blind tasting: Chardonnay

Press Democrat

Benovia 2017 Three Sisters Fort Ross Seaview Chardonnay, 14.2%, $52. ★★★★: An elegant chardonnay with great complexity. Balanced with an underpinning of crisp acidity that keeps this chardonnay’s rich flavors in check. Aromas and flavors of crisp apple, melon, mineral and a hint of creme brulée. A bright, lingering finish. Gorgeous.