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2017 Open Claim - Chardonnay

2017 Open Claim - Chardonnay

A pretty, mouthwatering Chardonnay with a creamed honey texture produced from Dijon clones planted in marine sedimentary soils of the south Salem hills.

32 cases produced.

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SKU: 0017CH-OC
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Willamette Valley
Acid
5.5
pH
3.35
Aging
17 months 20% new French oak barrels
Bottling Date
March 4, 2019
Alcohol %
13.2
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
A creamy, fragrant nose of dried anise and honey with a broad, mouthwatering palate and a core of fine grained texture.
Production Notes
"Black Chardonnay" method - pre-press crush with 12 hour skin contact, heavy long pressing with no sulfites added to the juice, short settling before going into barrel, ambient yeast fermentation, minimal intervention, no bâtonnage, minimal pre-bottling sulfites, minimal filtering / fining.