Chimney Rock Elevage Blanc 2020

Chimney Rock Elevage Blanc 2020

$50.00
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Varietal
White Blend
Region
California
Sub-Appellation
Stags Leap District
Alcohol
14.2%

Overview

Elevage Blanc challenges the typical conception of white wines with its age-worthiness and its balanced richness. Sauvignon Gris, a rarely planted relative of Sauvignon Blanc, provides beautiful aromatics and texture as blending grape.

Aging

6 months in 1/3 new French Oak, 1/3 used French Oak and 1/3 stainless steel barrels.

Fermentation

Barrel fermented with several yeast strains including some native fermentation.

Winemaker

Elizabeth Vianna

Tasting Notes

Style

Aromatic, Complex, Full Bodied, Rich, Supple

Flavor

Caramel, Passion Fruit, Peach, Vanilla

Aroma

This wine is heady with aromas of white peach, fresh papaya, along with hints of vanilla, caramel and brioche.

Taste

This wine is full bodied, rich with lots of viscosity and weight. It has bright acidity with a lovely lift and long finish.