Habit Chenin Blanc Jurassic Vyd Santa Ynez

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Snapshot
Vintage: 2016
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: USA
Region: California
Appellation: Santa Ynez
Wine type: White
Varietals: Chenin Blanc
Vineyard: Sourced from the Jurassic Park Vineyard from 35 year old, own rooted vines
Soil: Sandy loam, low nutrient soils
Viticulture: farmed using sustainable and organic methods
Vinification: fermented in both stainless steel and neutral barrel
Aging: Aged in tank on the lees for 14 months in stainless and neutral barrels
Production: 495 cases
Ratings
Publication: Vinous
Rating: 92
The 2016 Chenin Blanc Jurassic Park Vineyard has a very appealing stony character to back up the varietally expressive, nuanced fruit. A touch of barrel fermentation adds texture and creaminess. This is one of the best wines I have tasted from Jeff Fischer. Don't miss it.