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2016 Chardonnay

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Aromatically, this wine possess a very complex bouquet consisting of toasted banana, beeswax, lemon zest, and it may remind some of a crème brûlée. The palate of this wine is framed by its uplifting acidity, which transitions into a long lasting chalky minerality on the finish.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Russian River Valley
Vineyard
Dutton Ranch
Harvest Date
September 10th , 2016.
Aging
Aged Sur lees for 14 Months
Fermentation
Sur Lee
Bottling Date
December 7th, 2017
Alcohol %
14.0
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
Our Chardonnay is sourced from the “Big Block” and the “Old Rome Block” at Dutton Ranch from vines that are a mix of the Wente Clone, Clone 15, and Mt. Eden Clone. The clusters are tiny, typical for the Sonoma Coast, and produce wines of exceptional clarity and brightness.
Production Notes
40% New French Oak, 60% Neutral French Oak
Winemaker Notes
Hand Picked, hand sorted, and barrel fermented.
Production
314 Cases