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Rutherford Hill Chardonnay 2016

Rutherford Hill Chardonnay 2016

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Varietal
Chardonnay
Region
California
Sub-Appellation
Rutherford
Alcohol %
14.5

Overview

Rutherford Hill Chardonnay is crafted from grapes grown in the cooler climate of southern Napa Valley that create a wine with striking balance and structure. The 100% Chardonnay fruit is carefully hand-picked into half-ton bins and whole cluster pressed to provide the highest quality wine possible. Full-bodied flavor is layered with crisp apple and vanilla. This Chardonnay has a great balance and structure with a lingering honey finish.

Aging

Sur lie aged for 8 months in French oak barrels; 25% new oak

Fermentation

Barrel fermented

Winemaker

Marisa Taylor

Tasting Notes

Style

Full Bodied, Layered, Structured

Flavor

Apple, Honey, Pear, Vanilla

Aroma

Bright aromas of apples, pear, stone fruits, and honey with hints of lemon zest

Taste

Rutherford Hill Chardonnay is crafted from grapes grown in the cooler climate of southern Napa Valley that create a wine with striking balance and structure. The 100% Chardonnay fruit is carefully hand-picked into half-ton bins and whole cluster pressed to provide the highest quality wine possible. Full-bodied flavor is layered with crisp apple and vanilla. This Chardonnay has a great balance and structure with a lingering honey finish.