Odonata Wines 2017 Chardonnay, Monterey County
2017 Chardonnay (Oaked)
Silacci Vineyard, Monterey County
Vineyard: This fruit comes from the Silacci Vineyard on River Road just north of the Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey, CA. The Vineyard was planted in 1999. Located just eighteen miles from the Pacific Ocean and has many similarities to the Burgundy region in France, including the east facing slopes. Silacci Vineyard is part of a thousand acre ranch consisting of organic row crops, many scenic hills and bluffs, all with varying soil types.
Winemaking: At harvest 23.2 Brix 3.42ph
Pressed Gently 100% Barrel fermentation 100% malo-lactic
fermentation Aged 9 months in 20% new Frenchoak
230 cases produced
Notes: Round, witharomas of toasty oak, melding withpear sautéed inbutter.
Meyer lemon withahint of its candied rind inthe front of the experience followedby a round mineral mid-palate, finishinginto a long, creamy,pleasant finish.
Pairing: Pair with smoked charcuterie or salmon