2016 Roth Chardonnay, Carneros
The 2016 Wobken Vineyard Chardonnay is rich and multi-layered. At the first pour, enticing aromas of yellow apple, brioche, marzipan, toasted hazelnut, pear, baking spices and citrus dance on the palate offering a round and rich palate.
98% Chardonnay, 2% Viognier
September 12 - 27, 2016
16 months in French and Hungarian oak; 85% new
Full Malolactic fermentation
March 22, 2018
2016 was an excellent vintage in the Los Carneros AVA. Overall the conditions were nearly ideal, with moderate-warm temperatures which allowed the grapes to achieve even ripening and full maturity. The vintage was high in quality and quantity, with harvest occurring between September 12th and 27th.
The vineyards are located in the lower Carneros, close to the San Pablo Bay.