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Failla, 2016 Failla Estate Vineyard Chardonnay, Fort Ross-Seaview

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"The 2016 Chardonnay Estate is scented of lemon tart, grapefruit and white peaches with an orange blossoms and allspice undercurrent. Medium-bodied, elegant and refreshing in the mouth, it has great intensity of citrus flavors and a satiny texture, finishing long and perfumed. 200 cases produced."
–Apr-18

Failla, 2016 Failla Estate Vineyard Chardonnay, Fort Ross-Seaview


Failla, 2016 Failla Estate Vineyard Chardonnay, Fort Ross-Seaview

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2016 Failla Estate Vineyard Chardonnay, Fort Ross-Seaview
Failla

100% Chardonnay

VINEYARD The Gualala Ranch Estate property was planted in 1998 and is dry-farmed organically. Sitting at 1400ft. elevation just 5 miles east of the Pacific Ocean. This 90 acre parcel is planted to 11 acres of vineyard, with just over 2.5 to Chardonnay.

VINIFICATION AND AGING Aged for 11 months in 15% New French Oak, 30% Nomblot Concrete Egg, and 10% Stainless Steel. Unfined and unfiltered.

200 cases produced

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