2018 Estate Chardonnay, Westside Farms

Price 750ml

$75

Price 1.5L

$160

Purchase

Vintage Notes

Westside Farms, our 75-acre ranch, has been in farmland since the mid-1800s and borders a mile and a half of the Russian River. The vineyard shares the same silty Yolo loam soils as Rochioli Vineyard a mile north. This vintage is from Block 1, which was planted in 1989 to a Spring Mountain selection.

Harvest Date: September 12

Brix: 23.0˚

Winemaking

We whole-cluster press for phenolic delicacy. Native yeast and full native malolactic fermentations take place in barrel, with sur lies bâtonnage.

After aging 20 months in 25% new François Frères and Taransaud Beaune barrels, the Chardonnay was traditionally fined for clarity and texture and bottled without filtration.

Varietal

Chardonnay

Vineyard

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