The 2018 vintage is comprised of vineyards that span two appellations: Sonoma Mountain and Russian River Valley. The Sonoma Mountain vineyard is protected from the heat of the day, lending cool-climate qualities to the blend: minerality, acidity, and structure alongside citrus fruit and flowers. The Russian River Valley vineyard is everything that you expect, contributing exotic fruit, richness, and complexity.
Wilfred Wong of Wine.com
COMMENTARY: The ARENA 2018 Chardonnay is vibrant and lively. TASTING NOTES: This wine shows warm apple and oaky accents in its aromas and flavors. Pair with a well-spiced rotisserie chicken. (Tasted: March 27, 2020, San Francisco, CA)