Chardonnay

Tensley Fundamental Chardonnay 2021

Vintage
2021
Size
750ml
Type
White
Alcohol
13.5%
Varietal
Chardonnay
Grapes
Chardonnay
Winery
Tensley
Region
California
Country
United States
92 AVG
Enjoy it now, or cellar for a few years. No need to decant before serving.

The Fundamental Chardonnay is brimming with scents of orchard fruits, lemon zest, butterscotch, and a host of tropical fruits. All of the Chardonnay grapes were harvested from within Santa Barbara, making it a Central Coast AVA wine, and a classic, sun-baked taste of California.

Tensley Wines is a family-owned and operated winery in Los Olivos, Santa Barbara County. It was founded in 1998 as a small boutique winery and has grown fifty-fold over the last few years, becoming one of the finest terroir-driven wineries in California. Fundamental is Joey and Jennifer Tensley’s “value” range, and although they are extremely affordable, the word “value” does not do this high-quality range justice.

While the nose is elegant and notably Old World in character, a certain New World sunniness seeps through to the palate. It is packed with flavours of ripe lemon, pear, and juicy green apple. It has a pure and fresh character overall, coupled with a round and creamy mouthfeel. The finish is long, with a pinch of savoury herbs. The Fundamental Chardonnay is perfect for pairing with a variety of dishes, from creamy pasta sauce to herby roast chicken.
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Enjoy it now, or cellar for a few years. No need to decant before serving.

The Fundamental Chardonnay is brimming with scents of orchard fruits, lemon zest, butterscotch, and a host of tropical fruits. All of the Chardonnay grapes were harvested from within Santa Barbara, making it a Central Coast AVA wine, and a classic, sun-baked taste of California.

Tensley Wines is a family-owned and operated winery in Los Olivos, Santa Barbara County. It was founded in 1998 as a small boutique winery and has grown fifty-fold over the last few years, becoming one of the finest terroir-driven wineries in California. Fundamental is Joey and Jennifer Tensley’s “value” range, and although they are extremely affordable, the word “value” does not do this high-quality range justice.

While the nose is elegant and notably Old World in character, a certain New World sunniness seeps through to the palate. It is packed with flavours of ripe lemon, pear, and juicy green apple. It has a pure and fresh character overall, coupled with a round and creamy mouthfeel. The finish is long, with a pinch of savoury herbs. The Fundamental Chardonnay is perfect for pairing with a variety of dishes, from creamy pasta sauce to herby roast chicken.
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