The ancient sea-bed of the San Pablo Bay are mineral rich clay soils and define La Cruz Vineyard. Thirty-four acres are planted to Chardonnay. Typical to this vineyard is a pronounced bright acidity and signature spice notes.
The 2017 La Cruz Chardonnay is bright and has a beautiful golden color. The wine is expressive in the mouth and exhibits green apple, pear, wet stone, white flowers, caramel, butter toast texture with a long, mouthwatering finish of acidity.
|Cases produced 204||Oak 30% New French Oak|
|Harvest dates Sep. 15-19, 2017||Alcohol 14.1%|
|Clones Wente, Clone 4||pH 3.6 Total Acidity 5.3g/L|
|Fermentation Native Yeast||
Fact Nomacorc 500, plant-based closure with a
zero-carbon footprint, and a specific oxygen ingress rate.