2018 Chalk Hill Wright Creek Chardonnay, Chalk Hill AVA
Our 2018 Wright Creek Chardonnay presents aromas of vanilla, subtle hints of white floral, minerality and toasty brioche. A luxurious mouth-feel fills the palate with layered flavors of lemon meringue, tangerine, vanilla and whipped butter.
October 6 - October 12, 2018
16 Months in 100% French Oak, 69% New
100% Native Yeast Fermentation in Barrel 100% Malolactic Fermentation with Bi-weekly Bâtonnage
This Chardonnay is composed of clone 15 and 17 grown in our Wright Creek Estate Vineyard. Clone 15 originated in Prosser, Washington and clone 17, or the “Robert Young” clone, originally came from the Wente Vineyard in the 1960’s.