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2014 Clone 809 Chardonnay

2014 Clone 809 Chardonnay

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$576.00
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Product Description

VINEYARD

In the late 1920, the Sangiacomo family purchased their first parcel in Somona—planted to fruit trees and then to grapes for winemaking.  In 1969, the Sangiacomo’s Green Acres vineyards was partial planted to the original Old Wente clone of Chardonnay.  In 1981, Saintsbury partnered with the Sangiacomo family and for 33 years have been receiving fruit from their Green Acres Vineyard. 

Appellation: Carneros, Sonoma

Clones:  Dijon 809

Terroir:  sandy loam soil;  bordering the Sonoma Creek on the eastside and  Fowler Creek running through the vineyard. 

 

WINEMAKING

After night harvesting , the fruit from the Green Arces vineyard has a short distance to travel—just a few miles down Highway 121to Saintsbury. From there, the grapes are whole clustered pressed.  The wine is  barrel fermented with light lees. 

 

Wine Specs
Vintage
2015
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Carneros
Alcohol %
13.5
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