Read Holland Chardonnay, 2018

Produced by Read Holland Wines

The expressive nose of this Chardonnay leads with elderflower and lemon verbena. Lemon oil, almond flour, white peach, and wet stone are framed by the signature brininess that Peter Martin Ray exudes.

Icons/location pin Santa Cruz Mountains, San Mateo, California
Icons/wine/white Chablis-style Chardonnay
Icons/star Rare wine (80 cases produced)
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The details

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Structure
  • Tannin
  • Body
  • Acidity
  • Sweetness
  • Funkiness
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Food Pairing

Seared Scalops, Baked Salmon, Chicken, Lobster, Crab Cakes

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Tasting Notes

White Peach, Lemon Blossom, Elderflower, Lemon Verbena, Brine

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North Coast, California

Read Holland Wines

Organically Farmed by small independent grape growers. Pinot Noir & Riesling from the Deep End of Anderson Valley & Chardonnay from the historic Peter Martin Ray Vineyard in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

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What's in the bottle
Chardonnay (100%)
ABV: 13.0%
Acidity: ph of 3.45 acidity of 6.78 g/l
Harvest
Chardonnay from 40 year old vines from Santa Cruz Mountains (100%). Harvested on 2018-09-10 .
Press: Pressed up to 2 bars
Winemaking
Fermentation: Native ferments in neutral barrels
Malolactic fermentation: 100%
Clarification: not filtered or fined
Aging
aged in neutral oak for 11 months then 4 months in stainless drums on full lees.
Bottled on: 2019-12-16

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