22 Apr

Earth Day Wine – McIntyre Chardonnay

The Hollywood Reporter just named McIntyre’s 2012 Estate Block K-1 Chardonnay as one of the Top 10 wines for Earth Day 2015. Here is what they said:

McIntyre Vineyards makes Chardonnays from the Santa Lucia Highlands in Monterey County that are not only SIP Certified (Sustainability in Practice), but made from one of the very first SIP Certified vineyards in California and Steve McIntyre was one of the founding members of the SIP Certification process, not to mention he is also certified by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. His 2012 Estate Block K-1 Chardonnay is classic California; sunny and mellow, smooth and relaxed. There are tropical notes of peach and lime, with a soft viscosity and smooth malolactic fermentation making it slightly buttery without being an oak and butter bomb. A gentle acidity rings the edges and this drinks like sunshine in a glass. ($42, mcintyrevineyards.com)

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/gallery/drinking-green-10-wines-earth-790772/7-mcintyre-vineyards-monterey–sustainable

McIntyre Chard Label