US-PHB-31-16

Chardonnay, 'Edward James Estate', Paul Hobbs

Edward James Estate, named for Paul’s great-grandfather, is planted to chardonnay from the heritage selections Bato and Wente.

• Hand harvested at night
• Whole cluster to press, cold
• Barrel fermented, indigenous yeasts, 4 months to completion
• Spontaneous malolactic fermentation concurrent with alcoholic fermentation
• Aged 12 months in French oak barrels, 58% new
• Coopers: François Frères, Cadus, Damy, Louis Latour, and Seguin Moreau
• Aged sur lies with biweekly bâtonnage
• Unfined and unfiltered

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Russian River Valley
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Import Partner:
Hobbs