Blend – 100% Chardonnay
Appellation – Yakima Valley
Vineyard – Olsen Vineyard
6.78 grams/L Total Acidity
Techniques – Gently whole cluster pressed. Fermented with a combination of native and commercial yeast. Batonnage daily during primary fermentation, weekly during malolactic fermentation and then once a month. Aged sur lees 10 months.
Oak Program – Fermented in 85% French oak barrels – 20% new; 10% Stainless barrels; 5% Egg
Production – 9,600 bottles
Retail Price – $34
UPC – 856589001200
2015 – Gold, San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition
This classic Washington State Chardonnay hails from Olsen Vineyard, one of the state’s premier vineyards. This is a high elevation, cool site that sits at an elevation of 1,110 feet – 1,350 feet. It was picked at perfect ripeness preserving its beautiful fruit flavors, racy acidity and natural balance. This is an amazing food wine that should be the star of setting your imagination on fire with pairing possibilities.