Sign In

2014 Littorai Charles Heintz Vineyard Chardonnay

Light label condition issue

ITEM 8016894 - Removed from a professional wine storage facility; Purchased upon release; Consignor is original owner

Bidder Amount Total
$75
Item Sold Amount Date
I8051489 1 $71 Jan 2, 2022
I8034347 1 $70 Dec 19, 2021
I7975633 1 $75 Oct 17, 2021
Front Item Photo

RATINGS

93-95Vinous / IWC

White and yellow orchard fruit, wild flowers, chamomile and almond notes grace the palate in a round, expressive Chardonnay that should drink well pretty much upon release. This is another super-distinctive Chardonnay from Littorai.

PRODUCER

Littorai

Littorai was founded in 1993 by Heidi and Ted Lemon in western Sonoma County. Ted Lemon earned an enology degree from the Universite de Dijon and worked at prestigious wineries in Burgundy in the early 1980s. In California he was founding winemaker at Chateau Woltner on Howell Mountain. Littorai makes Pinot Noir from Anderson Valley, the Sonoma Coast and the Russian River. It also makes Chardonnays.

REGION

United States, California, South Coast

South Coast AVA is an appellation that includes vineyards in five counties in Southern California. Those counties are Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego. The designation was established in 1985. There are about 3,000 vineyard acres within the appellation.

TYPE

White Wine, Chardonnay

This white variety originated in Burgundy, but is now grown around the world. Its flexibility to thrive in many regions translates to wide flavor profile in the market. Chardonnay is commonly used in making Champagne and sparkling wines.