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Fourth Estate 2015 Chardonnay
Dutton Ranch, Russian River Valley


The favorable 2015 growing season helped create a crisp and luscious Dutton Ranch designate Chardonnay, with appealing pear and grapefruit flavors.

Fourth Estate 2013 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay

Vintage:

2015
Varietal: 100% Chardonnay
Appellation: Sonoma Coast
Vineyards: The 2015 vintage produced medium-sized yields and high quality in Chardonnay grown in the Russian River Valley. Favorable conditions leading up to harvest allowed the grapes to ripen steadily over time.
Average Brix
at Harvest:
24.8
Fermentation and Aging: Fermentation regime featured 100 percent malolactic conversion. Barrel aged for 14 months in 100% French oak, 50% of which was new (Rousseau).
Alcohol: 14.2
Release Date: November 2017
Cases Produced: 100

Winemaker's Notes:
The favorable 2015 growing season helped create a crisp and luscious Dutton Ranch designate Chardonnay, with appealing pear and grapefruit flavors.


Vintage characteristics:
The 2015 vintage produced medium-sized yields and high quality in Chardonnay grown in the Russian River Valley. Favorable conditions leading up to harvest allowed the grapes to ripen steadily over time.


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