US-CHA-31-16

Chardonnay ‘Estate’, Chalone Vineyard

– 100% Chardonnay sourced from the oldest, highest quality vineyard sites

– Half of the grapes coming from vines planted in 1971 – 1973 with a portion from an outstanding 1985 planting

– MacWood heritage selections yield tiny berries that contribute intensity and structure

– After several years of drought, 2016 weather was cooperative with ample sunshine

– Aged for 10 months in French oak barrels (20% new)

Producer:
Vintage:
2016
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Chalone
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White