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Chardonnay 2014

Chardonnay 2014
Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Chardonnay
Harvest Date
9/20/15
Acid
6.4 g/l
pH
3.62
Aging
10 months in French oak - 25% new oak
Fermentation
French oak barrels
Bottling Date
7/13/15
Residual Sugar
dry
Alcohol %
13.2
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This New world style Chardonnay was fermented and aged sur-lie for 9 months in French oak barrels, while being allowed to undergo full malolactic Fermentation.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2014
Varietal
Chardonnay
Harvest Date
9/20/15
Acid
6.4 g/l
pH
3.62
Aging
10 months in French oak - 25% new oak
Fermentation
French oak barrels
Bottling Date
7/13/15
Residual Sugar
dry
Alcohol %
13.2
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromas of almond, pear and green apple. Flavors of marzipan, apple, and brioche
Vineyard Notes
Heavy shale and limestone slopes with south/southeast aspect between 1000'-1200' elevation. Dry farmed using sustainable practices.
Production Notes
Barrel fermented in French oak - 25% new oak. 45% of barrels were inoculated for ML. Aged 10 months oak.
Winemaker Notes
2014 was a good vintage in Virginia with consistently warm, dry weather throughout the growing season. The fruit came in with good phenolics, and balanced chemistry. Whites were picked about 2 weeks earlier than previous years, but with optimal ripeness.
Food Pairing Notes
https://www.rappahannockcellars.com/recipes/Lobster-BLTs
Production
900 cases
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