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2013 Chardonnay Santa Cruz Mountains

$30.00 per Bottle
 

Description

Our 2013 Chardonnay is an equal blend of the Mount Eden clone from the Regan Vineyards in Corralitos, overlooking Monterey Bay, and Clone 4 from Cooper-Garrod Vineyard in Saratoga. The Mount Eden Clone, harvested on November 8, contributes a delicate, floral character. The Clone 4, harvested September 13th, contributes touches of pineapple and apple. We barrel-fermented this Chardonnay, maintaining 60 degrees, for a slow, fruity fermentation. The wine aged sur-lie in barrel, with agitation, for only six months, resulting in a light oak flavor. Malolactic fermentation ran to completion. The wine was filtered and bottled at 16 months and released at two years, two months.

Vintage 2013
Wine Style White Wine
Varietal Chardonnay
Appellation Santa Cruz Mountains
Acid .51 g/100ml
PH 3.56
Bottling Date 2/10/2015
Residual Sugar 0.06%
Alcohol % 13.5%
Size 750 ml