Chardonnay 'La Rinconada Vineyard'
Chardonnay 'La Rinconada Vineyard', Tyler
- Planted in 1997 on Mocho loam over shale
- Whole-cluster pressed to tank, settled briefly before racking to fermentation tank
- After native fermentation is active, moved to barrels and puncheons (15% new) to complete fermentation.
- No battonage, full malolactic fermentation
- Raised on lees for 10 months before returning to tank for additional elevage
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