Aromas of coconut cream pie on the nose lead to well integrated oak on the palate with notes of toasted bread, citrus and a hint of almond on the smooth finish.
Creamy pasta, rich seafood dishes, chicken or pork, peanut butter & Jelly sandwiches, jellybeans.
A warm growing year with moderate rainfall producing unique varietal character. Early start of winter temperatures in October
Handpicked grapes, combination of barrel and tank fermentation, lees stirring, oaked aged to develop tannin structure and mouth feel.
Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Bottling Date: 9/7/2016
Cases Produced: 393
Appellation: Lake Michigan Shore
Harvest Date: 10/07/2015
Harvest Brix: 22.1
Residual Sugar: 0%
Alcohol at Bottling: 12.1%
Oak Usage: 2 months of French oak barrel fermentation. Aged 8 months in 12% new oak, 31% 1yr old oak, 50% 2yr old oak and 6% neutral French oak barrels