100% Chardonnay, Hyde Wente and Hudson Wente clones
VINEYARD Fruit off of the Ellen Lane Estate in the Russia River Valley. Vines planted between 2007 and 2008. Vineyard has a western facing exposure. Hand harvested.
SOIL Gravel and clay loam
VINIFICATION AND AGING Whole cluster pressed followed by native yeast fermentation. Spontaneous malolactic fermentation in barrel. Aged sur lies with biweekly bâtonnage. Aged for 15 months in 56% new French oak. Unfined and unfiltered.