Gran Moraine Yamhill-Carlton Chardonnay 2016 - 750ml

$ 50.00

93 points James Suckling

"Grilled lemons and white peaches with a supple array of stone fruit on the palate. There’s a lovely sense of layering here and a very freshly focused, lemon and yellow-grapefruit finish. "

92 points Wine Advocate

"The 2016 Chardonnay Yamhill-Carlton has a lovely open nose of spiced apples, acacia honey, lemon cream, toast and dried white flowers. Medium-bodied with a great creamy texture, it fills the mouth with layers of honey toast, cream, ripe orchard fruits and spice, with great mouthwatering acidity and a long floral finish."

 

The Gran Moraine vineyard was planted in 2005 to several different Dijon clones. Located five miles west of  the town of  Carlton this site is one of  the more westerly vineyards in the Yamhill-Carlton AVA and therefore subject to the cooling afternoon breezes that roll off  the Pacific. A variety of  slopes, aspects, row direction, and plant material offer a wide diversity of  blocks to choose from when blending our Yamhill-Carlton Chardonnay.

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Additional Details

Winemaker's Notes 

AROMAS:
Nashi pear, apricot, baking spice, sourdough bread, chrysanthemum, crushed roase petals, tamarind

FLAVORS:
Tangerine, apricot, meyer lemon, burnt sugar, starfruit, kiwi

TEXTURE:
Really nice travel, rich and mid-level weight from the front to mid with stunning acidity. Shaped like a boat anchor.

Country United States
Region Willamette Valley
Sub-Region Yamhill-Carlton
Ratings 96 Karen MacNeil, 92 Wine Advocate, 93 James Suckling
Varietal(s) 100% Chardonnay
Color White
ABV 13.3%
Vintage 2016
Size 750ml
Closure Cork

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