Nose

Multi layered and integrated, the 2000 Chardonnay shows inviting aromas of toast, spice and ripe, tropical fruit.

Palate

Complex and rich, the palate offers flavors of citrus, honey and mineral balanced with a long elegant finish.

Growing Conditions

Vineyards: Berlenbach Vineyard Sold out.

Winemaking

Harvested at 24.7 brix, the grapes were barrel-fermented on native yeasts and aged in 100% new François Frères French oak barrels for 11 months. The wine also progressed through 100% malolactic fermentation on the wild yeasts.

Aging

The wine was bottled neither filtered nor fined.