2016 Santa Rita Hills Chardonnay
Purchase
$35.00
/ bottle
SKU: CVCHSR16B


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2016


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Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay


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TASTING NOTES

Aromas

Stone fruits, ripe pear, and jasmine

Flavors

Fuji apple, white peach, and toasted oak

Finish

Clean mineral finish with broad, expansive texture


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WINEMAKING

The Fruit

Gently whole cluster pressed

The Juice

Fermented in French oak barrels Bâtonnage (lees stirring) and extended élevage technique to promote lees contact and palate richness

The Wine

Racked to French oak barrels and aged 16 months


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VINEYARD SOURCE

Santa Rita Hills, which experiences windy maritime influence funneling through the east-west corridor

Calcium-rich soils combined with sandy loam and clay loam, excellent growing conditions for Chardonnay

 




Details
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Santa Rita Hills
Alcohol %
14.2
Wine Spectator
90
Wine Enthusiast
92
Size
750 ml