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Genevieve’s Block Chardonnay 2018

The Genevieve’s Block Chardonnay has one of the most distinctive nose of any Chardonnay we have tasted, making this wine a consistent gem in our portfolio. Slow ripening at this vineyard means that this is one of the last Chardonnays we pick each year. With 2018 being the coolest vintage since 2011, a wet winter and spring led to a cool, even, protracted growing season with no heat spikes. The 2018 vintage rewarded winemakers and will reward drinkers with elegant, bright and fresh wines.


Genevieve’s Block Chardonnay 2018

Description

Description

Origin Grapes

Chardonnay (100%)

Origin Vineyard & Terroir

Sourced from the Devoto Vineyard, the Genevieve’s Block Chardonnay benefits from the vineyard’s Goldridge Loam soil and west-facing slope. This small, two-acre vineyard has one acre of Chardonnay, one acre of Pinot Noir, and one flock of sheep.

Vinification Vinification

34% new French oak with 10 months of élevage.

 Production

14.2% ABV • 212 cases

Best Drank By Drink By

5 to 15 years

Palate Aroma & Palate

Star anise, chai spice, creme brulee.

Food Pairing Food Pairing

Excellent with turkey and roasted fall-harvest vegetables.
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