Chardonnay - Dutton Estate Winery

Varietal:   Chardonnay

Appellation:  Russian River                                         Ph: 3.33

Alcohol %: 14.7                                                      Sugar:

Soil: Goldridge, Sandy Loam                                    Total Acidity6.6

Production: 906 cs

Tasting Notes
The opening aromatics of butterscotch, citrus, and warm baking spices reflect the cool climate nature of the region. The journey continues with a wet stone character along with crisp acidity. Delightful toasty notes from French oak aging come through along with a soft earthiness.

Winemaking: Whole cluster pressed, barrel fermentation, 100% malolactic fermentation

Aging: 10 months in French oak, 60% barrel (34% new,) 40% concrete egg. 


90pts   2016  R. Parker

Tasting Notes