August 2014

  • The Press Democrat

    Go-to Spots for the Best Coastal Chardonnays

    August 30, 2014

    “Established in 1987 by Steve MacRostie, the winery has long been known for making balanced, age-worthy wines. MacRostie toiled in the soils of Carneros and the Petaluma Gap for years before venturing into the extreme Sonoma Coast to source some 30 sites for grapes, including Campbell Ranch, Keefer Ranch and Dutton Ranch. Heidi Bridenhagen has been making the wines since 2011, as head winemaker since 2013. The 2012 Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ($25) is bright in tangerine and lime with just a trace of subtle vanilla oak.”