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2016 Sullivan Vineyard Chardonnay

2016 Sullivan Vineyard Chardonnay

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SKU: 445135373016120

Beautifully aromatic with notes of peach, apricot and some subtle oak. A rich mouthfeel fills the palate, balanced with crisp acidity and flavors of stone fruit, pineapple and crème brulée. Well-integrated oak notes are present on the persistent finish.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2016
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Russian River Valley
Vineyard Designation
Sullivan Vineyard
Acid
6.5 g/L
pH
3.59
Aging
15 months in 100% French Oak
Residual Sugar
1.2 g/L
Alcohol %
14.5
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Beautiful concentrated ripe fruit and notes of creme brulee on the nose lead to a full palate of apple butter, ripe melon & hazelnut with integrated oak and a long persistent finish.
Production Notes
Hand-picked fruit from the Sullivan Vineyard was barrel-fermented with native yeasts followed by 100% malolactic fermentation. The wine was aged sur lie for 16 months in French oak.
Winemaker Notes
The 2016 vintage was an excellent growing year, with a warm and dry winter, just like the previous four vintages. Bud break happened at a normal time, even though there were above average temperatures and once again, low rainfall totals. Cooler temperatures in

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