WENTE – CHARDONAY

WENTE – CHARDONAY

WENTE – CHARDONAY

WENTE - CHARDONAY

WINEMAKING

FERMENTATION

  • 90% barrel fermented in a combination of 60% new and 40% second use French and American oak.
  • 10% is stainless steel fermented.

AGING

  • Aged sur-lie for 8 months, where the wine underwent 100% malolactic fermentation.

FOOD PAIRINGS

  • Creamy risotto
  • chicken piccata
  • movie theatre popcorn.

TASTING NOTES

Our 2018 Riva Ranch Vineyard Chardonnay opens with bold oak aromatics, complemented by rich tropical fruit such as pineapple to white nectarine and sweet baking spices on the palate, finishing with a round mouthfeel.

VARIETAL COMPOSITION

98% Chardonnay

2% Gewürztraminer

ALCOHOL 13.5%

PH 3.53

TA 0.61g/100ml

HARVEST DATE(S) 10/11-11/16

BRIX AT HARVEST 23.8