Chardonnay Reserve 2015

Chardonnay Reserve 2015
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This Chardonnay comes from three different vineyards, two from the HIgh Plains and one from the Hill Country AVA. The first block is from the oldest Chardonnay block in the state of Texas. The span of age of vines runs from 35 years to 6 years old. Each vineyard and block are fermented separately and yeast and oak chosen according to clone, age and final grade prior to picking. This allows us the maximum choice of individual lots to choose from when it comes time to make the final blend.

While a lot of New World Chardonnays are much more buttery or oaky, we took an Old World approach to this fruit to maintain the more classic style for this wine. We used two different yeast clones specially isolated from some of the top Burgundy producers - which allows for such a large aroma profile as well as the full mouth feel of the wine itself.



Wine Specs
Harvest Date
August, 2015
23.5-24 Brix
21 months in 100% new French barrels and stainless steel
stainless steel and 100% new French oak barrels
Bottling Date
May, 2017
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Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Aromatics: Citrus flowers, gardenia and hints of passion fruit On the palate: Deep fruit and balanced acid. Rich, creamy mid palate with hints of butterscotch, apples and tea.
2018 San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Int'l Wine Competition Top Texas White Wine Gold Medal
Vineyard Notes
This Chardonnay comes from four different vineyards, in the High Plains and the Hill Country AVA, some vines as old as 35 years. The grapes from each vineyard were harvested and fermented separately, meticulously selecting yeast and oak according to clone, age and final grade prior to picking.
Food Pairing Notes
Lamb, fish, chicken, hearty bean dishes, pulled pork bbq
Other Notes
Enjoy now or Hold for 3-5 years UPC 644412000359
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