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2018 Tula Vista Chardonnay Bottle

2018 Tula Vista Chardonnay

We purchased the Tula Vista Ranch on Ramal Road in July of 2012. Our full development started the following spring when the grapes for this wine were planted. Clone 17 is a recent incarnation of the vaunted “Wente” clone, and we are big fans of this Chardonnay for both still and Sparkling wines.

Tasting Notes

In the glass this single vineyard Chardonnay shows a pale straw color tinged with an emerald rim. The exotic nose features lemongrass, wet stone, butterscotch, and pine needle. The palate offers unexpected richness, and viscosity with beautiful pit fruit, baked pear, and notes of honey. The finish is long and layered with a balanced tension in harmony with the mouth- watering acidity. Proper cellar aging, if you can resist opening, will be rewarded in 2-3 years. 158 cases produced, available only at the winery.

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Varietal Composition

Vintage: 2018
Varietal: 100% Estate Grown Chardonnay; 100% Wente Clone
Acid: .62g/100ml
pH: 3.30
Alcohol %: 13.7%

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