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2014 La Pommeraie Chardonnay Russian River Valley 750ml

94 WE, 93+ RP, 92 WS

This intense and concentrated single vineyard Chardonnay begins with vivid aromas of citrus blossom, pineapple and green papaya. Then the vibrancy of the wine’s aroma is matched by its opulent texture and layered flavors of apricot and white peach with a mineral laden finish.

Pricing Per Bottle (750 ml)
$48.00 / Bottle

 
2014 La Pommeraie Chardonnay Russian River Valley 750ml
 
Wine Profile:
Vintage: 2014
Wine Type: White Wine
Varietal: Chardonnay
Harvest Date: August 30 & September 3, 2014
Acid: 0.71 g/L
PH: 3.38
Bottling Date: April 2016
Alcohol %: 14.5

Ratings:
94 Points, Wine Enthusiast, April 2017 92 Points, Tasting Panel, Anthony Dias Blue

Vineyard Notes:
This spectacular vineyard sits along the Laguna Ridge at the edge of the Green Valley AVA. Meticulously farmed and planted at a very high density of 2420 vines per acre, the vineyard is planted to Dijon clone 548 and 95. Once a spectacular apple orchard, we pay homage to the Martinelli Family and the history of the site by naming the wine “La Pommeraie” – French for apple orchard.

Production Notes:
Whole cluster pressed, indigenous yeast fermentation in French oak barrels, weekly battonage and extended aging of 16 months on lees in 44% new French Oak has produced a wine with exceptional complexity.

 
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