Palate

Mouth filling, powerful and rich, this wine has a crisp backbone of minerals and integrated acid surrounding a ripe fruit core.

Growing Conditions

The 1999 is another in a long line of “Industrial Strength” Pahlmeyer Chardonnays. Vineyards: Guman Vineyard, Berlenbach Vineyard, Atlas Peak Vineyard. Sold out.

Winemaking

Harvested at 25.3 brix, the grapes were barrel-fermented with native yeasts and aged in 100% new François Frères French oak barrels for 14 months with full malolactic fermentation.