2019 Barrique Chardonnay

Varietal/Blend: Chardonnay
Farming Practices: sustainable
Vineyard: three vineyards from Russian River
Valley, Alexander Valley, and Sonoma Coast
Elevation / Exposure: varied
Soil: varied
Year Vines Were Planted: varied
Yeast: ambient
Fermentation: whole-cluster press to tank / cold
settled and racked to barrel with generous
amount of lees / spontaneous fermentation
Malolactic: slow, spontaneous malolactic in barrel
Maturation: 9 months with French oak
Sulfur: yes
Alcohol: 13.8%
Acidity: 3.47 pH // TA 0.67 g/L
Fined: no
Filtered: yes
Country: United States
Region: California
Subregion: Sonoma County

“Pale hay colored in the glass, the nose reminiscent of
ripe Fuji apple and dried apricot. The texture is silky
and bright with mouthwatering length. Flavors of
almond, baked apple and brioche, frame a tasty and
elegant finish.”