2019 Chardonnay, Cellar Note
The Cellar Note series is a cuvée of the vintage where we seek not only varietal typicity but hallmarks of each vintage. With ample rainfall heading into the 2019 growing season, we were able to establish canopies early allowing for a balanced crop-load. A warm, consistent summer shuttled our fruit to perfection. It was produced from three different vineyards, led by Flax Vineyard with 64%, 18% from El Diablo Vineyard and 18% from our estate vineyard.
This is a stunner of a Chardonnay, with its aromas of fennel and chamomile and precise acidity married with concentration and depth. Small amounts of Montrachet clone and Robert Young clone provide flavors of stone fruit and bright acidity while clone 98 and Mt Eden clone provide dimension and length to this exciting bottling.