2021 CHARDONNAY, LINGUA FRANCA 1.5L
Chosen Family Chardonnay made in collaboration with Lingua Franca Estate in a 1.5L magnum size.
AVA: Eola Amity Hills
Harvest Dates: 09/02
Bottling Date: 02/16
Cases Produced: 100 cases
Élevage: 10 months in 500L french oak - on lees and 5 months in tanks on lees
Tasting Notes: Bright with flinty notes. The wine is full of freshness and vibrant acidity. Delicate floral and citrus aromas. On the palate, this wine is full of freshness and vitality, with bright acidity that carries the wine's length. The mineral notes become more prominent on the mid-palate, giving the wine an elegant, complex character that lingers on the finish. Overall, this elegant Chardonnay is a sophisticated wine that offers a perfect balance of fruit and acidity, with a rich, textural complexity that is enhanced by the flint notes.
- Vineyard: Lingua Franca Vineyard
- Soil Types: Volcanic - Nekia
- Clones: 76
- Organic or Biodynamic Farming: Organic
- pH = 3.18 final
Production Notes: Whole cluster pressed / native primary fermentation and Malo lactic fermentation, light lees stirring at end of the fermentation