Wild Thing Chardonnay 2019


Price: $19.00
Quantity:
Averge Brix at Harvest:
23.9 Brix

Alcohol:
13.5%

Total Acidity:
0.64 gm/100ml

pH:
pH: 3.38


Cases Produced:
969 cases


Bottling Date:
May 28, 2020

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 23, 2019

Fermentation Characteristics:

Whole Cluster pressed and fermented by 5 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 barrels. 10% 1 and 2 year old French, Acacia-wood 90% 3 year old French oak

Varietal:

97% Chardonnay, 3% Viognier

Appellation:

Dry Creek Valley Sustainably Grown Hoskins Ranch, Shelton-Mackenzie Estate

Release Date:

October 1, 2020