2009 Cold Creek Ranch Chardonnay
This single vineyard Chardonnay is a blend of two of our favorite clones from our vineyard in Sonoma. This is our most popular Chardonnay; mainstream, yet exhibiting exotic and tropical fruits.
Production: 1500 cases
Vineyard: 100% Cold Creek Ranch
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Winemaking Style: 100% malolactic fermentation, 10 months in French oak, 55% new barrels
This smooth and rich Chardonnay exhibits a color of gold and aromas of apples, pears and toast. Melon notes, along with pineapple, ripe apples, vanilla and brown sugar fill out a full, juicy palate. Hints of minerality and limestone linger on the finish.