Newsprint Chardonnay, WA

Newsprint Chardonnay, WA

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Bottle $42

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We brought some buttery oak to this Chardonnay party. For our debut vintage of Newsprint Chardonnay we used 50 percent new French oak. While that might sound like a heavy barrel regiment, all the wood is boiled prior to constructing the barrel to create what are called “water-bent barrels.” By using water-bent barrels we’re softening the impact of potential “oaky-ness,” while still giving structure and weight to the wine. This Chardonnay features notes of gorgeous golden delicious apple and yellow plum. This vintage is very focused and sleek.

  • + Blend: 100% Chardonnay
  • + Vineyard: Conner Lee, in Columbia Valley
  • + Barrels: Tonnellerie Quintessence, Seguin Moreau, Boutes (all water bent)
  • + Percentage of new French Oak: 50% new French oak for 12 months
  • + Alcohol: 14.2%
  • + Release Date: January 2016
  • + Production: 450 cases