2016 Wild Thing Chardonnay

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Averge Brix at Harvest:


Total Acidity:
0.55 gm/100ml


Cases Produced:
955 cases

Bottling Date:
May 31, 2017

Fact Sheet

Carol’s 2016 Chardonnay is our golden-haired wild child, an exuberant and delectable mouthful of joy. Sourced from her estate vineyard in Dry Creek Valley, this vivacious white wine is a classic California Chardonnay with a delicate balance of richness and acidity to please all the Wild Things out there… Remember, you are what you drink! 

Winemaker Notes:

Tropical fruits like pineapple and a bit if guava, green apple, oak spice.  Soft creamy mouthfeel, punctuated by bright acidity and a crisp finish. Very food compatible with chicken, pork or fish!

Harvest Date:

September 27, 2016

Fermentation Characteristics:

Whole Cluster pressed and fermented by 4 different yeast strains. 100% barrel fermented, stirred weekly sur lie. About 10% went thru malo-lactic fermentation.

Cellar Storage/Aging:

100% spent 7 months in barrel; 5% new French, Acacia-wood, 27% 1-year old French (5% =Acacia), 68% neutral French (2-5 years old)


Dry Creek Valley - Sustainably Grown

Release Date:

September 1, 2017