Carneros is one of the cooler AVA’s due to its proximity to the San Pablo Bay. Because of this, it is the perfect place to grow early ripening varietals such as Pinot Noir and Chardonnay.
"The 2016 Chardonnay Sangiacomo Vineyard reveals delicate scents of fresh grapefruit, white peaches and apples with a waft of baker’s yeast. Medium to full-bodied, the palate is laced with elegant stone fruit and savory toast and almond flavors, with a creamy texture and lively acid frame, finishing long. ” 90 points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate.