2015 Elias Chardonnay 750ml

2015 Elias Chardonnay 750ml

Russian River Valley

93 pts, Wine Advocate

Number of Cases: 310

Alcohol: 14.6%

"The 2015 Elias Chardonnay Estate opens with pronounced toasty notes over a core of ripe pineapple, passion fruit and baked apricots with touches of beeswax and allspice. Full-bodied and opulently fruited with loads of tropical fruits and spice notions packaged in a creamy texture and with great freshness, it finishes on a lingering honey"

Vineyards: Our Elias Chardonnay is made from our estate vineyards in the Russian River Valley. Ninety-six percent of the 2015 Elias Chardonnay was from grapes grown on our Home Ranch, and the remaining 4% from our Slusser Ranch.

Tasting Notes: Aromas of pear, apricot toast and lemon meringue emerge slowly after an initial burst of Chablis like minerality. In the mouth it balances a lanolin like richness with crisp apple and has flavors of panna cotta and pear.

Vineyard Location: Block 2 Home Ranch, & Block 1A Slusser Ranch Russian River Valley Appellation

Age of Vines: 17-24 years

pH: 3.38

Residual Sugar: 0.35%

Fermentation: 100% Barrel Fermented

Fermentation Temp.: Cellar Temperature

Malolactic fermentation: Partial

Oak Types: 79% new French and Hungarian oak from Remond, Billon, Treuil and Nadalie cooperages.

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