2015 Unoaked Chardonnay
A vibrant nose of pineapple, with white pepper in the back ground, dominates the nose. The palate is light and crisp, with a nice creamy texture that hits you up front and extends into the mid palate, finishing with good acidity.
Appellation: Columbia Valley
Vineyard: 68% Chukar, 17% Peach 10, & 15% Doc Stewart
Assemblage: 100% Chardonnay
Vinification: Fruit for this blend was harvested in September, 2015. The grapes were destemmed and lightly crushed. The juice was transferred to tank and cold settled for two days at which time it was racked off the gross lees and warmed. It cold fermented for about 4 weeks at the end of which it was chilled to inhibit any spontaneous MLF. The wine was heat/cold stabilized and sterile filtered prior to being bottled on January 12, 2016.
Aging: 4 months in stainless steel tank
Alcohol – 13.2% | TA – 6.5 g/L | pH – 3.58
1121 cases produced