2017 Rita's Crown Chardonnay
Purchase
$50.00
 
Limited - please contact winery for availability.


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2017


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Rita's Crown Chardonnay


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TASTING NOTES

Aromas

Burnt sugar and crème brulee

Flavors

Notes of warm spices 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, 50% new barrels, with battonage twice weekly


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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
2017
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Santa Rita Hills
Alcohol %
13.8
Size
750 ml