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Nancie Chardonnay 2014 – $48

The grapes used to produce the Nancie Chardonnay come from a variety of vineyard sources, resulting in a multi-layered wine. The 2014 captures our desire to make an exceptional Sonoma County Chardonnay that is rich and delicious, while also preserving minerality and freshness. To create a complex Chardonnay, we sought out different AVAs to produce a wine that could never exist from a single site. The result is a Chardonnay with great fruit concentration and minerality from an old vineyard in the Russian River, stone fruit and elegance from a vineyard in the Sonoma Coast, crème-brulée and chalkiness from the Bennett Valley and a touch of exotic fruit from our dry-farmed, estate Chardonnay vineyard.


Nancie Chardonnay 2014 – $48

Description

Description

OriginGrapes

Chardonnay (100%)

Soil Vineyard & Terroir

The Nancie Chardonnay comes from four vineyards: two reside on Sonoma Mountain and are influenced by cool ocean breezes, rocky soils, and high elevation. The third is a Russian River Valley property bearing 30+ year old vines. The fourth is a unique parcel nestled in a hillside in the cool Green Valley.

Vinification Vinification

20% new French oak with 10 months of élevage.

 Production

14.0% ABV • 1,947 cases

Best Drank By Drink By

3 to 7 years

Palate Aromas & Palate

Exciting notes of fresh pear, mandarin orange and ripe peach. On the palate, stone-fruit melds into wildflower honey and crème-brulée. Driven acidity harmonizes with fullness to keep this wine clean, yet intense and thrilling.

Food Pairing Food Pairing

Seared scallops and lobster mac-and-cheese are two of our favorite pairings.
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