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2017 Krutz Chardonnay 'Soberanes Vineyard', Santa Lucia Highlands

2017 Krutz Chardonnay 'Soberanes Vineyard', Santa Lucia Highlands
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$65.00 per Bottle
 

Tasting Notes

The 2017 KRUTZ Soberanes Vineyard Chardonnay offers a lifted aromatics of lemon oil and orange blossom. A product of dense, rocky soils , the wine is flinty and mineral-driven to its core. Its focused acidity bursts with energy as it dances on the palate. Each windswept grape cluster delivers immense concentration that is carefully extracted through gentle pressing. Minimal stirring of the lees over the course of a 15-month slumber in the cellar provides this chardonnay with a focused intensity. In the glass, this wine comes to life with a flawless balance of fruit, density and length, all of which combine to produce a delicate, and rewarding tension.

Vineyard Notes

The Soberanes Vineyard is the latest joint venture between the Pisoni and Franscioni families. Situated on the Santa Lucia Highlands bench adjacent to the Garys’ Vineyard and named “one of the appellation’s most esteemed properties” by the Wine Enthusiast, the site features tightly spaced vines and is planted to 33 acres of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Syrah. The clonal material planted in the loamy, rocky soil is very diverse and features over a dozen of the most renowned heritage selections from California and Burgundy.
Vintage 2017
Wine Style White Wine
Varietal Chardonnay
Appellation Santa Lucia Highlands
Harvest Date September 17, 2017
PH 3.51
Barrel Aging 15 months
Tannin 6.1 g/L
Alcohol % 14.3
Size 750 ml
 

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