Chardonnay “Hyde Vineyard” - Mira Winery

Varietal:  100 % Chardonnay                                   Production: 345 cs

Winemaker: Gustavo Gonzales                                        Elevation: 

Dry Extractgr / liter                                                       Acidity:  . gr / liter

Appellation:  Los Carneros AVA                                Alcohol %:  14.5                                                           

Soil: Located in the Los Carneros AVA in Napa Valley, Hyde Vineyard’s East facing slopes provide ideal sun exposure when paired with the cool coastal winds that blow from San Pablo Bay through Carneros. Considered one of the superstar vineyards of the Napa Valley, the grapes from this location are perfect for crafting our single vineyard Chardonnay

Tasting Notes:
Revealing complex and delicate aromas of citrus, pear and orange blossom with a hint of spice, our Hyde vineyard Chardonnay packs a delicate mineral punch enveloped in hints of classic lactic flavors that end in a smooth, brilliant finish. The wine’s pedigree is further revealed as it sits in the glass and warms in temperature. Mira Hyde Vineyard Chardonnay is a true world class Chardonnay.

Aging:  Barrel fermented and aged in 100% French oak, 30% new. Permitted to undergo malolactic fermentation in barrel. Aged on the lees for 18 months. Minimal stirring and racked three times.

Accolades

2013    90 pts  Wine Enthusiast

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