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2016 Chardonnay

Carneros, Napa

2016 Chardonnay
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SKU: CRCH16750

The 2016 vintage was a warm but balanced vintage, with a very early budbreak in February and quick ripening through summer and into August and September. We picked our Chardonnay by hand, at dawn. The grapes were whole-cluster pressed and the juice fermented in 25% new French barrels, then aged 18 months in oak. The 2016 Chardonnay maintains a core of citric and green apple overtones, a touch of pineapple and peach juices, and finishes with vanilla and fresh forest notes. It has a bright yellow gold color, and is more voluptuoius and more curvacous than 2015.

100 cases produced.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Carneros, Napa
Alcohol %
14.8
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