2016 Estate Chardonnay, Nicholas Vineyard


2016 Estate Chardonnay, Nicholas Vineyard


95 Points The Prince of Pinot

Our 2016 Nicholas Vineyard Chardonnay exhibits warm aromas of vanilla and oak spice along with expressive fruit notes such as apricot and orange zest. The texture is perfectly balanced between crisp acidity and rich creamy oak flavors. On the palate it has integrated layers of minerality and citrus notes reminiscent of lemon meringue. This Chardonnay is versatile and food friendly, enjoy now thru 2026.

•Date Harvested: September 10th
•Brix: 22.8 degrees
•pH: 3.37
•TA: 5.85
•Double Hand Sorted
•Whole Cluster Pressed
•Fermented 21 - 28 days at 52 - 60 degrees

•100% Chardonnay
•100% Dijon Clone 95
•100% Nicholas Vineyard
•100% Chehalem Mountains AVA
•33% New French Oak, 33% Once Filled French Oak, 34% Neutral French Oak Barrels
•Bottled July 24, 2017
•pH: 3.37
•TA: 6.00
•ALC: 13.5%

147 six pack cases produced

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