We first made this Chardonnay in 2007 from our breezy vineyard, planted with Robert Young clone, three miles down the road from the Scribe Estate. The dense, black, California clay and slightly cooler Carneros climate tend to delay ripening until late in the harvest season.
- Sonoma County
- Soil Type
- Black Wright loam, California clay
- Farming Practices
- Vinification Method
- Long cold fermentations is stainless steel and a portion of concrete. Extended lees aging. No stirring, no oak, no ML. Aged 6 months in tank.