This young wine starts out softly, then opens up but remains disjointed. Suggestions of light citrus, unbuttered popcorn and apple skins come up as it tightens into a quick finish. More bottle age may be helpful.
The 2017 Flaneur Chardonnay evokes toasty oak that wraps around brioche and almondine aromatics that all collide in the glass. The palate has a good combination of weight and freshness, delivering forward orchard fruits with vanilla cream accents.