High pitched lemon, lime and white flowers are vaulted to the forefront by gunflint support. The nose is immediate and ephemeral. The palate grounds the wine, with more toastiness and power, but the oak is neatly enmeshed. This is a drink now or save for later kind of wine. Those opening today will be overwhelmed with a sense of what cool-climate California can offer to the broad world of exceptional Chardonnay.