Cart 0 items: $0.00
2017 Chalk Hill Estate Chairman's Club Sauvignon Gris, Chalk Hill AVA

2017 Chalk Hill Estate Chairman's Club Sauvignon Gris, Chalk Hill AVA

Add To Cart
$40.00
/ bottle
SKU: 008138

Bursting with aromas of pink grapefruit, lime, ginger and gardenia blossoms. Richer and slightly fuller bodied than its cousin Sauvignon Blanc, this wine offers flavors of sweet orange, Meyer lemon, mango, and clove spice.

Winemaker Notes
Pale yellow in the glass, our 2017 Sauvignon Gris is bursting with aromas of pink grapefruit, lime, ginger and gardenia blossoms. Richer and slightly fuller bodied than its cousin Sauvignon Blanc, this wine offers flavors of sweet orange, Meyer lemon, mango, and clove spice.
Food Pairing Notes
Enjoy on its own or pair with light seafood or a roasted beet and goat cheese salad.
Composition
100% Sauvignon Gris
Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Sauvignon Gris
Appellation
Chalk Hill
Harvest Date
September 6, 2017
Sugar
24.1° Avg Brix at Harvest
Acid
6.53 g/L
pH
3.32
Aging
8 months; 100% french oak, 31% new
Fermentation
Native yeast fermentation with bi-weekly bâtonnage no malolactic fermentation
Bottling Date
June 4, 2018
Alcohol %
14.1
Production Notes
2017 began with heavy rains in winter, which reinvigorated the vineyards going into bud break. The region had sunny days throughout the spring and summer, and a heat spike in August, which propelled the harvest schedule.
Vineyard Notes
Sauvignon Gris is the cousin of Sauvignon Blanc, full-bodied yet well proportioned. The two Sauvignons are clonal variations of each other, differing in texture and aromatics. Bronze in color, the Sauvignon Gris grapes look quite different, and taste more of spice and peaches than lemon and herbs. Sauvignon Gris is not widely planted in California. We are proud to promote this unique grape. The 2017 bottling comes from two blocks on our Oak Hill estate vineyard.
Related Products
Add To Cart
$42.00
/ bottle
SKU: 008073
Please Contact Us for Availability
Add To Cart
$45.00
/ bottle
SKU: 008041