This unoaked Chardonnay has aromas or apples and ripe pear, as well as a floral fragrance of cherry blossom. It has a bright finish of green apple, with a hint of minerals. The wines balance lends itself well to food pairings, such as with fruit salad or grilled halibut.
|Wyckoff Farms Vineyard||Fermentation: 19 months Stainless Steel|
|pH: @Bottling 3.71|
|Yakima Valley AVA||TA: 0.47g/100mL|
|Only 22 cases produced||RS: 0.3%|
|$14.00/ 750ml||Alcohol: 13.49% vol|
About the Yakima valley AVA
The Yakima Valley AVA was the first American Viticultural Area established within Washington State, gaining the recognition in 1983. Part of the larger Columbia Valley AVA, Yakima Valley AVA is home to more than 11,000 acres of vineyards, giving the area the largest concentration of wineries and vineyards in the state of Washington. The most widely planted varietals in the area are Chardonnay, Riesling, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Pinot Gris, and Syrah. Nearly 40% of Washington state yearly wine production is made from Yakima Valley grapes.