Wild Thing Chardonnay 2017


Price: $19.00
Quantity:
Averge Brix at Harvest:
23.4°Brix

Alcohol:
13.7%

Total Acidity:
0.63 gm/100ml

pH:
3.38


Cases Produced:
1407 cases


Bottling Date:
June 26, 2018

Fact Sheet

Carol’s 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 of 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 5, 2017

Fermentation Characteristics:

Whole Cluster pressed and fermented by 5 different yeast strains. 100% barrel fermented, stirred weekly sur lie. About 80% went thru malo-lactic fermentation.

Cellar Storage/Aging:

100% spent 9 months in barrels 5% new French, Acacia-wood 65% 2-5-year old French (5% =Acacia) 30% neutral Stainless Steel drums

Varietal:

93% Chardonnay, 5% Marsanne, 2% Viognier

Appellation:

Dry Creek Valley - Sustainably Grown

Release Date:

July 1, 2018