US-PHB-11-16

Chardonnay, ‘Russian River’, Paul Hobbs

• Hand-harvested; picked at night
• Whole cluster pressed while still cold from the field
• Barrel fermented with indigenous yeasts; 4 months to completion
• Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrels
• Aged 12 months in French Oak barrels; 47% new
• Coopers: Cadus, Damy, Louis Latour, Francois Frères, Marques, Gauthier, Remond
• 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