The 2021 Grayson Cellars Chardonnay wine is brilliantly ripe and shows bright, brisk acidity and good minerality with notes of pineapple and apricot. The palate offers green apple fruit with a crisp finish showing gentle hints of apple pie and vanilla flavors. This Grayson Chardonnay wine is showing gentle hints of apple pie and vanilla flavors.
The Grayson Cellars are few family-owned wines from California at this price point available today. The Grayson Cellars’s attention to winemaking quality separate Grayson from the larger, corporate brands that dominate the market. Its located in California’s finest growing regions for the best grapes for Grayson wines.
Wines crafted by Larry Levin, who is among the most experienced winemakers in the Napa Valley. After completing his Enology degree at UC Davis, Larry spent seventeen years at Dry Creek Vineyard where over 18 vintages he produced more than 15 varietal wines. He has since covered the globe by making wine in New Zealand, Chile, and Australia across all price points and styles. For the previous nine years, Larry was head of winemaking at Icon Estates where he oversaw the Franciscan, Mt. Veeder, Robert Mondavi, Estancia, Ravenswood, Quintessa, and Ruffino brands. Larry also consults for wineries in the Stag’s Leap and Oakville districts in Napa and Sonoma.