2017 Trombetta Four Brothers Vineyard Chardonnay

2017
  • Chardonnay
  • Four Brothers Vineyard

Sonoma Coast

$50.00

Tasting Notes

Bright aromatics of stone fruit, white peach skin and fresh tropical juice. Rich cream followed by bright acid and a lingering minerality that plays into a long finish. 93pts Wine Enthusiast, June 2019
Alcohol
14.1%
Cases
47

In The Vineyard

Vineyard
Four Brothers
Clones
Eden, Wente, Calera
Vineyard Age
Planted from 2002 to 2005
Site
Located on the Northeastern side of Sonoma Mountain
Soils
Rocky sandy loam
Yield
2 tons/acre

Harvest

Harvest Date
September 16, 2017

Harvest Brix

23.5
Growing Season
2017 delivered moderate weather conditions creating an ideal growing season. Cool mornings, sun filled days and windy foggy evenings throughout most of August allowed grapes to ripen at optimal pace. Flavors are harvest were exceptional, while maintaining acidity.

Winemaking

Winemaker: Erica Stancliff
Night hand-harvested grapes
Immediately pressed whole cluster, overnight tank settled
Fermented with native yeast
Native malolactic fermentation in barrels
Aged 8 months on lees in French oak barrels, (25% new, 75% neutral), stirred once a week
Unfined and unfiltered

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