US-CHA-30-14

Pinot Blanc ‘Estate’, Chalone Vineyard

  • 100% Pinot Blanc from a 12-acre site called Puesta Vineyard
  • Planted in 1991 using budwood from a spectacular 1946 planting on the mountain vineyard
  • Very low-rainfall winter followed by a dry, warm spring and nearly ideal summer in 2014
  • Fermentation in 60% neutral French oak barrels, 40% in stainless steel drums
  • 8 months of barrel aging
Producer:
Vintage:
2014
Country:
United States
Region:
California
Appellation:
Chalone
Variety:
Pinot Blanc
Color:
White