Rock and Clay Namesake Chardonnay 2017, Carneros
Namesake Vineyard is located at the western edge of the Carneros Region where winds from the Pacific and from San Pablo Bay moderate temperatures during the growing season.The vineyard is located on Meadowlark Lane, and “Namesake” refers to the meadowlarks which frequent the vineyard each spring.The vineyard was originally planted over 30 years ago with Martini clone 4, and now features a mixture of the original vines and other Chardonnay clones.The soil of the vineyard site is Haire clay loam which provides the vines with a heavy, mineral-rich clay, interlaced with seams of streambed rocks. Medium gold in color. The Rock and Clay Namesake Chardonnay 2017 has lovely yellow apple and citrus aromas accented with spice and mineral notes. Mouthfilling fruit flavors with persistent citrus finish.
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