CPH-562

Chardonnay, ‘Ellen Lane Estate’, Paul Hobbs

Ellen Lane Vineyard, a small hillside estate in Green Valley, produces the coolest expression of chardonnay in the Paul Hobbs portfolio.

• Hand-harvested, picked at night
• Whole cluster pressed while still cold from the field
• Barrel-fermented with indigenous yeasts; 5 months to completion
• Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels
• Aged 15 months in French Oak barrels; 58% new
• Coopers: Cadus, Damy, Louis Latour, Francois Frères, Gauthier
• Aged sur lies with biweekly bâtonnage
• Unfined and unfiltered

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
US
Region:
California
Appellation:
Russian River Valley
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White
Case Pack:
12
Bottle Size:
750

Press & Reviews

Parker

Score:
94+
Date:
2018-06-29