Gemstone Chardonnay Facets 2022

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Introducing the Gemstone Chardonnay Facets 2022 from Gemstone Winery, a wine that is as much a journey through Sonoma County’s lush landscapes as it is a testament to the artistry of winemaking. Crafted by the skilled hands of winemaker Julien Fayard, this Chardonnay is a vibrant expression of the region’s renowned terroir. Julien Fayard, with his extensive experience and a keen sense of the land, has masterfully blended tradition and innovation to create a wine that is both reflective of its origins and distinctive in character.

Sonoma County, with its diverse patchwork of complex soils—from the Goldridge loam to the chalky volcanic ash, alluvial gravels, and more—provides an enviable variety of fruit sources. The Gemstone Chardonnay taps into this wealth, primarily sourcing grapes from 35-year-old vines rooted in the Goldridge soils of the Russian River’s cool, foggy Green Valley. This is complemented by carefully selected sites further south in the Russian River and in the Petaluma Gap. Such a selection ensures that every sip of this Chardonnay is a harmonious blend of the area’s unique characteristics, offering beauty and poise at a reasonable price.

Upon pouring, the Gemstone Chardonnay reveals a captivating hue that mirrors the golden California sun, with a glimmering clarity that invites the first sip. The color alone tells a story of sunny days and cool, misty nights—a balance that defines the complexity and allure of this wine.

The aroma is a delicate dance of fruit and earth, where notes of ripe pear and crisp green apple mingle with whispers of vanilla and a hint of toast. This bouquet is a testament to the meticulous aging process and the diverse soil types that nurture the vineyards. It’s like taking a walk through the orchards of Sonoma County, each step releasing a new layer of fragrance into the air.

Taste-wise, the Gemstone Chardonnay does not disappoint. It greets the palate with a rich, creamy texture that carries flavors of peach and citrus zest, balanced with a refreshing acidity that keeps the experience lively and engaging. Subtle oak nuances weave through the profile, adding depth and complexity without overpowering the fruit’s natural vibrancy. The finish is long and satisfying, leaving a lingering impression of elegance and refinement.

Critical acclaim for the Gemstone Chardonnay Facets 2022 highlights its exceptional balance, intricate flavor profile, and the seamless integration of fruit and oak. Reviewers note the wine’s ability to capture the essence of Sonoma County’s terroir, applauding the winemaking team’s skill in translating the diversity of the vineyards into a bottle. This Chardonnay stands as a proud representation of Gemstone Winery’s commitment to quality and innovation, earning its place among the distinguished wines of the region.

The Gemstone Chardonnay Facets 2022 is more than just a wine; it’s a celebration of Sonoma County’s rich tapestry of vineyards and the remarkable potential of its Chardonnay clones. From the careful selection of fruit sources to the expert blending by Julien Fayard, every aspect of this wine is crafted to contribute to a more complete whole. Whether you’re a seasoned connoisseur or a curious newcomer, the Gemstone Chardonnay invites you to explore the depths of its character and the beauty of its origins.


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