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2015 Cresta Ridge Chardonnay

Russian River Valley

Details

A sumptuous single-vineyard chardonnay from Green Valley, a Russian River sub-appellation in western Sonoma County. Here, fog drifts across Gold Ridge soil, a fine sandy loam that is the remains of an ancient inland sea. Good drainage means the vines struggle a bit, and this wine knows what it wants to be.

  • TASTING NOTES

    The 2015 Cresta Ridge Chardonnay opens with wonderfully savory notes of baking bread, yeast extract, roasted almonds and nutmeg over a core of pineapple, pear tart and peach cobbler plus a waft of mandarin peel. Medium-bodied, all those savory layers fill the palate and are framed by wonderful freshness and a satiny texture, finishing with great length.

  • ACCOLADES

    92+ points, Rober Parker Wine Advocate, Issue 236

    Best of Category (Chardonnay) + Gold Medal, 2018 Press Democrat North Coast Wine Challenge

  • SPECS
    VITICULTURAL AREA: Green Valley, Russian River Valley
     
    TERRAIN: Gentle Westward Facing Slope
     
    SOIL: Gold Ridge Sandy Loam
     
    VARIETAL: 100% Chardonnay
     
    CLONES: 95 & 76
     
    BARREL SELECTION: 100% French Oak, 38% New
     
    CASES PRODUCED: 350
  • ABOUT SINGLE VINEYARD WINES

    A vineyard designate wine is crafted with meticulous farming and artisan winemaking techniques to capture the essence of that vineyard, that year. Every grape in the bottle comes from one small plot of land. These limited-production wines represent vineyards we love for their exceptional quality and character.

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2015 Cresta Ridge Chardonnay

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