Stylish and refined, this opalescent
chardonnay boasts aromas of green apple, key lime pie, white peach, honeysuckle and
toasted brioche.


The texture on the palate is fresh and vibrant with notes of red apple and
jasmine echoing through a very lengthy finish.

Growing Conditions

The 2012 growing season has been described by many as “textbook perfect”.
Temperate summer days moderated plant growth, contributing to smaller cluster and berry
size during lag phase, leading to increased concentration of flavors. An idyllic Indian summer
finished the maturation process, producing fruit with exceptional character and intensity


Hand harvested at night


Unfined and unfiltered; bottled January 2014.


 Whole cluster to press, cold
 Barrel fermented, indigenous yeasts, 7 months to completion
 Spontaneous malolactic fermentation concurrent with alcoholic fermentation


Aged 15 months in French oak barrels, 56% new. Aged sur lies with biweekly bâtonnage

Coopers: François Frères, Cadus, Damy, Louis Latour and Gauthier