Chardonnay - Dutton Estate Winery
Appellation: Russian River Ph: 3.33
Alcohol %: 14.7 Sugar:
Soil: Goldridge, Sandy Loam Total Acidity: 6.6
Production: 906 cs
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