2013 Russian River Chardonnay

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2013 Russian River Chardonnay

The Russian River Valley is a large and diverse growing region. With many different neighborhoods, the same grape will show itself in different ways. Our Russian River Chardonnay is sourced from different vineyard sites throughout the Russian River Valley.

The unique terroir of the Russian River Valley can best be expressed by using a variety of vineyard sites. When we blend these sources, we create a wine with an indisputable sense of place and a definitive character.

Vineyards in the Sebastopol Hills give us intense flavor, stone fruits and bright acidity. In the warm Middle Reach, chardonnay shows tropical fruit and body. The Santa Rosa plain chardonnays give us citrus fruits and minerality. By blending fruit from all of these vineyards together we create a balanced full bodied chardonnay which shows the character of the whole Russian River Valley. 


Vintage 2013
Varietal Chardonnay
Harvest Date August 31 - Septermber 23, 2013
Acid 6.3 g/L
pH 3.58
Aging 11 months
Fermentation French Oak Barrel
Bottling Date August 8, 2014
Alcohol % 13.8
Production Notes 100% French Oak 40% New
Production 798 Cases
Tasting Notes NOSE: Crisp and leesy, with a lemon-grapefruit edge to the green apple and pear notes. PALATE: Ripe and broad-shouldered, with rich, expansive fig, apple, nectarine and light toasty oak. Ends with delicate aftertaste.

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