2008 Winderlea Chardonnay

325 cases produced

On the nose the Winderlea Chardonnay gives white peaches, lemon grass and tropical flowers. On the palate, the wine shows pretty stone fruit, lemon, green apple and grass. This Chardonnay is medium to full bodied with good acid and a medium-long finish. Drink starting in 2010.

Vineyards
50% Carabella (Chehalem Mountain AVA), 50% Hyland (McMinnville AVA)
Harvest Date
10-23-08 & 10-27-08
Brix at Harvest
24 & 22
Finished Alcohol
13.5%
Clones
Carabella, Hyland, Dijon 76 and 108/4
Aging
French Oak Barrels and Stainless Steel for 11 months; approximately 23% new barrels
Bottled
October 6, 2009
Cases
325
Release
November 2009
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