US-LIO-11-18

Chardonnay 'Russian River - Estero', LIOCO

Chardonnay 'Russian River - Estero', LIOCO

Grape Varieties
• 100% Chardonnay
• Clones: 4, Dijon 95, Dijon 96

Farming Practices
• Practicing Organic
• Hand-harvested

Terroir
• Russian River Valley AVA
• Sourced from Teac Mor and Goldridge Vineyards
• Gravelly loam and sandstone soils

Winemaking
• Berries were broken before being pressed
• Fermented on the lees for 8 months in 600L neutral oak puncheons
• Settled in stainless steel for a month
• Slow malolactic fermentation
• Cross-flow filtered prior to bottling

Producer:
Vintage:
2018
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Russian River Valley
Variety:
Chardonnay
Color:
White

Tasting Notes

AROMA
wet hay, basil, nectarine pit
FLAVOR
lime leaf, star fruit, ocean spray
FOOD PAIRINGS
Alaskan king crab, Oysters Rockefeller,
homemade mac ‘n’ cheese

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