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2020 Baileyana La Pristina Chardonnay

 / 750ml
Tasting notes
Specs
Vintage outlook

This pristine Chardonnay offers a fresh bouquet full of citrus, apple, pineapple and pear. The restrained, yet elegant oak influence imparts notes of almond and vanilla while a balanced acidity highlights the citrus notes on the palate. This wine finishes softly, allowing the beautiful balance of fruit and acidity to shine.

APPELLATION:

Edna Valley

VINEYARD SOURCE:

Clone and single block selections from Davenport Vineyard

VINEYARD CERTIFICATION:

SIP Certified Sustainable

CLONES:

Clone 76

SOILS:

Diablo series, clay loam, rocky marine sediment, volcanic remnants

HARVEST DATES:

October 2020

FERMENTATION:

100% barrel fermented on 50% new French Oak; malolactic fermentation was suppressed

BARREL REGIME:

Aged on the lees for 9 months on 50% new French Oak

ALCOHOL:

14%

TA:

5.33 g/L

PH:

3.94

BOTTLING DATE:

July 1, 2021

CASES PRODUCED:

270

In 2020, the Edna Valley experienced a slower start to summer, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly. The region saw much warmer temperatures later on in the season, which allowed accelerated ripening, making a unique vintage with bolder characteristics.

Tasting Notes

This pristine Chardonnay offers a fresh bouquet full of citrus, apple, pineapple and pear. The restrained, yet elegant oak influence imparts notes of almond and vanilla while a balanced acidity highlights the citrus notes on the palate. This wine finishes softly, allowing the beautiful balance of fruit and acidity to shine.

Specs

APPELLATION:

Edna Valley

VINEYARD SOURCE:

Clone and single block selections from Davenport Vineyard

VINEYARD CERTIFICATION:

SIP Certified Sustainable

CLONES:

Clone 76

SOILS:

Diablo series, clay loam, rocky marine sediment, volcanic remnants

HARVEST DATES:

October 2020

FERMENTATION:

100% barrel fermented on 50% new French Oak; malolactic fermentation was suppressed

BARREL REGIME:

Aged on the lees for 9 months on 50% new French Oak

ALCOHOL:

14%

TA:

5.33 g/L

PH:

3.94

BOTTLING DATE:

July 1, 2021

CASES PRODUCED:

270

Vintage Outlook

In 2020, the Edna Valley experienced a slower start to summer, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly. The region saw much warmer temperatures later on in the season, which allowed accelerated ripening, making a unique vintage with bolder characteristics.

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