2018 Rita's Crown Chardonnay
Purchase
$50.00
 
Rare Release and Premier Club Fall Club Exclusive Release


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2018


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Rita's Crown Chardonnay


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TASTING NOTES

Aromas

Toasted almonds, flint, and gala apple

Flavors

Notes of baked pear and lemon peel balanced by fresh acidity

Finish

Stread of minerality on the long and elegant finish


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WINEMAKING

The Fruit

Hand picked at night and brought to the winery for whole cluster pressing

The Juice

Taken to barrel with no settling and fermented using native yeast

The Wine

Fermented in French oak barrels (30% new) 


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VINEYARD SOURCE

Sta. Rita Hills

Costal fog and cool marine breezes from the Pacific Ocean

Long growing season for exceptional hangtime

Diatomaceous loam soil. Very lean, sandy soils with very low nutrient content and water holding capacity



Details
Vintage
2018
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Santa Rita Hills
Alcohol %
13.8
Wine Advocate
92
Size
750 ml