Russell Estate and Sargenti Vineyard
2012 Monterey Chardonnay
IN THE GLASS
Golden in color and day bright in clarity. The nose offers baked apples, honeysuckle, and hints of salty sea air.
ON THE PALATE
Salted and candied apple, orchard fruit, leading to freshly pressed spiced cider.
First vintage of Monterey Chardonnay made combining Russell Estate Chardonnay (40%) and Sargenti Vineyard Chardonnay (60%).
Aged 18 months in 30% French oak, 70% stainless steel.
Harvest Date: September 2012
Brix at Harvest: 25.5
Quantity produced: 65 cases
Alcohol Percentage: 14.8%
Retail Price: $32.00 / Wine Club Price: $27.20