2019 Chardonnay Estate Hopland Ranches

Our 100% barrel fermented Chardonnay comes entirely from our Bliss Ranch. Aromas of pineapple, coconut rum, and toasted vanilla evolve into a lush entry of tropical fruit, which carries
through the mid-palate with a long velvety tropical finish.

PRODUCTION: Lots hand-picked, early morning, clean fruit. 80% whole cluster pressed and 100% barrel fermented in mix of new and neutral French oak.
After ML inoculation, barrel fermented lots were sur-lie aged and stirred every 2 weeks for 8 months. Fined, Stabilized, and Filtered.

GRAPES: Bliss Vineyard, Blocks 4, 6, 13, 23, 27, & 29 from Dijon 76, 96,
4202 and Wente clones. Hopland, CA

HARVEST: Machine picked on September 17th, 2019.
Harvest Stats: 22.9 brix, .46 TA, 3.70 pH