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Dunstan: Chardonnay Ranch House Block Durell Vineyard

THE WINE

HARD FACTS

WINE NAME:
Chardonnay Ranch House Block Durell Vineyard
PRODUCER:
Dunstan
VINTAGE:
2012
APPELLATION:
Sonoma Coast
GRAPE VARIETIES:
Chardonnay
FERMENTATION TANKS:
French Oak, 20% New
YEASTS:
Natural
MACERATION:
N/A
MALOLACTIC:
None
AGED IN:
French Oak, 20% New
AGED FOR:
14 Months
CLARIFICATION/FILTRATION:
Filtered
VEGAN:
Yes
ALCOHOL CONTENT:
14.1 % vol.
TOTAL PRODUCTION:
4,800 bottles
ALTITUDE:
150 m
SOIL:
Volcanic Alluvial with Stones, Rocks, Gravel and Sand
YEAR PLANTED:
2005
DENSITY:
N/A
YIELD:
1.8 Tons per Acre

QUICK FACTS

This is the “Wedding Dress” of California Chardonnays.

Durell Vineyard is considered to be one of the finest “crus” in Sonoma.

The Ranch House Block is one of the best small blocks in Durell.

THIS WINE’S STORY

2012 was a classic vintage at Durell with a warm and dry spring allowing our vines to set a nice crop of fruit.

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