Walter Hansel Chardonnay The Meadows RRV

Walter Hansel

http://walterhanselwinery.com/

Wine label
Vintage:2014
Bottle sizes:750 ML
Country:United States
Region:California
Appellation:Russian River Vly
Type:White
Varietals:Chardonnay
Vineyard:Hansel Estate Vineyards-The Meadows block
Orientation:The lowest point in the Hansel Estate vineyard located directly adjacent to the Santa Rosa Creek.
Soil:Goldridge loam and sand
Viticulture:Dry farmed and 100% Hanzell Clone. Always the last to harvest and naturally produces 2-1/2 tons per acre.
Vinification:Whole-cluster pressed into 40% new Seguin Moreau barrels. 100% malolactic fermented with lees stirring once weekly for 8 weeks
Aging:Aged for 10 months in 40% new French oak
Production:812 cases
Tasting:The Meadows is the lowest point in the Hansel Estate Vineyard and is directly adjacent to the Santa Rosa Creek. It is always the last to section of the vineyard to be harvested and has naturally low yields.