This new world, oak mellowed Chardonnay exudes a creamy, buttery texture with notes of vanilla, baking spices and stone fruit. This wine coats the mouth with smooth and refreshing mouth feel. Au Jus by 1849 Wine Company is full of personality.
Au Jus by 1849 Wine Co. features artwork created by the Los Angeles street art legend, Saber, and is titled "Drip". This work with its bright buttery golden hue reflects the very nature of this 2017 Chardonnay. Translated from French, Au Jus literally means "with juice" and has come to be interpreted as a "sauce" or "a natural way to enrich a dish" which makes this wine the perfect accompaniment to any meal.
Color: Translucent Golden Yellow/Amber Hues | Nose: Vanilla, pineapple, peach, apricot, with some added depth from the wood. The nose is creamy, buttery, and rich. | Palate: Creamy, buttery texture with notes of vanilla, butter, baking spices and tropical stone fruits. On the front of the palate you get vanilla and stone fruit eventually giving way to a toasted crème brulee mid-palate and the sip finishes with slightly sweet undertones and low acid smoothness. | Finish: Flavors of vanilla and crème brulee yet light and refreshing with a hint of green apple that makes you want more.
Harvest Challenge 2018 - Gold Medal - 93 points | New Orleans International Wine Awards 2018 - Gold Medal | San Francisco International Wine Competition 2018 - Bronze Medal | Millennial Awards 2018 - Bronze Medal