2020 Chardonnay Reserve
Harvest: October 7. 2.2 ton, 23.5 brix, 8.2 g/l TA, 3.25 pH
Treatment: Crushed, partially cold soaked, pressed, inoculated with yeast, 23 day fermentation 100% malolactic fermentation. Transferred to new French oak barrels on Jan 6, 2021.
Current stats: 5.1 g/l TA, 3.43 pH, 0% residual sugar, 14% alcohol. 120 cases.
Tasting notes: Aromatics currently dominated by oak character/spice/vanilla will balance out with time in the bottle. Apple, pear, white flower, hazelnut. Full bodied, intense. Best to cellar for 3-5 years.