2017 Trombetta Gap's Crown Vineyard Chardonnay

2017
  • Chardonnay
  • Gap's Crown Vineyard

Sonoma Coast

$60.00

Tasting Notes

Aromatics of bright tropical fruit, lemon peel and citrus with white floral features. Bright acid, lush fruit and long finish with hints of cream and vanilla. 93pts Wine Enthusiast, June 2019
Alcohol
14.1%
Cases
130

In The Vineyard

Vineyard
Gap's Crown
Clones
96
Vineyard Age
Planted from 2002 to 2005
Site
Located in the Petaluma Gap region, West facing hillside of Sonoma Mountain, multiple exposures.
Soil
Goulding Cobbley Loam

Harvest

Harvest Date
September 11, 2017

Harvest Brix

23.5
Growing Season
2017 delivered moderate weather conditions creating an ideal growing season. The cool climate weather and typical Sonoma Coast fog patterns throughout most of August allowed the grapes to ripen at an optimal pace. Flavors at harvest were exceptionally great.

Winemaking

Winemaker: Erica Stancliff
Night hand-harvested grapes
Fermented with native yeast
Tank settled
Native malolactic fermentation in barrels
Aged 8 months on lees in French oak barrels (30% new, 70% neutral)
Unfined and unfiltered

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