Chardonnay

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Acclaim

90 Points2013 VintageWine SpectatorHarvey SteimanOctober 1, 2015

“Polished, creamy and expressive, with delicate layers of pear, floral, nutmeg and crème fraîche that linger on the sleek finish."


89 Points2013 VintageRobert Parker Wine AdvocateJune 30, 2015
Double Gold2013 VintageSeattle Wine Awards April 20, 2015
Chardonnay - 91 Points2012 VintageWine SpectatorHarvey SteimanOctober 14, 2014

"Light-footed, open-textured and gentle, with cream-accented pear and orange peel flavors, finishing with complexity and finesse. Drink now through 2016. " -HS


Chardonnay- 90 points2012 VintageWine EnthusiastJuly 1, 2014
92 Points - Editors' Choice2010 VintageWine EnthusiastPaul GreguttNovember 1, 2012

tasting notes

Sweet oak and vanilla aromatics introduce this silky, viscous Chardonnay full of Golden Delicious apple and sweet tropical pineapple flavors. A long finish wraps up with notes of crème brûlée, Asian pear and lemongrass.

winemaking notes

  • Vintage: 2014
  • Varietal Blend: 95% Chardonnay, 5% Viognier 
  • Appellation: Columbia Valley
  • Grape Source: Sagemoor, Oasis, Canyon Vineyard Ranch
  • pH: 3.72
  • TA: 5.0 g/l
  • RS: 0.6 g/l
  • Alcohol: 14.29%
  • Oak: 66% New French Oak, 34% second-to-fourth-use white oak
  • Aged: 10 Months
  • Yeast:  Vivache/ Native Yeast
  • Harvest Dates: September 13 - October 12, 2014
  • Bottling Date: August 20-21, 2015