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Paul Hobbs Winery, 2015 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay Russian River Valley

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"Zeroes in on a core of lively, citrus-infused green apple, melon, tangerine and honeydew flavors, revealing a light kiss of smoky, toasty oak that adds dimension. Drink now through 2020. 4,679 cases made."
–Jun-17

Paul Hobbs Winery, 2015 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay Russian River Valley


Paul Hobbs Winery, 2015 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay Russian River Valley

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2015 Paul Hobbs Chardonnay Russian River Valley
Paul Hobbs Winery

The 2015 growing season was very warm, resulting in higher concentrated wines.

The grapes are picked at night by hand, and whole cluster pressed immediately upon arrival to the winery. This chardonnay is barrel fermented with indigenous yeasts, and also goes through malolactic fermentation in barrel.

Finally, the wine is aged for 12 months in French Oak Barrels (50% new oak) and 4 months in stainless steel vats. Aged sur lies with bi-weekly bâtonnage.

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