2017 On Wine Hill '108' Chardonnay

2017 On Wine Hill '108' Chardonnay

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Our ‘108’ Chardonnay comes from the own rooted and old vines at Wirtz Vineyard. Chardonnay styles are as divisive as politics these days. The Oregon wine machine is back promoting the advantages of Oregon Chardonnay once again. This is good news. After many starts and stops with this grape over the years, Oregon Chardonnay is positioned to be a grape that gains national respect.

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Our ‘108’ Chardonnay comes from the own rooted and old vines at the Wirtz Vineyard. Chardonnay styles are as divisive as politics these days. The Oregon wine machine is back promoting the advantages of Chardonnay once again. This is good news. After many starts and stops with this grape over the years, Oregon Chardonnay is positioned to be a grape that gains national respect.


Tech Specs

STATE/REGION:                 Oregon
WINE TYPE:                         White
APPELLATION:                  Willamette Valley AVA (North)
VINTAGE:                             2017
GRAPE:                                 Chardonnay (108 Clone)
ESTATE GROWN:              No, purchased grapes
VINEYARD SOURCE:       Wirtz Vineyard
VINEYARD AGE:                48 years old
DRY FARMED:                   Yes
OWN ROOTED:                   Yes
SOIL TYPE:                           Laurelwood  (Loess)
ELEVATION:                         290 feet (88m)
HARVEST DATE:                 October 14th, 2017
HARVEST METHOD:          Hand Harvested
BRIX AT HARVEST:             22 brix
SKIN CONTACT:                  None
CHAPTALIZATION:             No
FERMENTATION:                 Ambient Yeast
MATURATION VESSEL:    228L DAMY & 228L Rousseau Piano
ALCOHOL (by volume):    12.50%
SULFUR DIOXIDE (SO₂):   22ppm
ACIDITY SCALE (pH):        3.49
TOTAL ACIDITY:                  6.6 g/L
FINING AGENT:                  Unfined (Vegan)
FILTRATION:                        Unfiltered
BOTTLE SIZE:                     750ml (AG)
CLOSURE TYPE:               FineCorkX (99.99% TCA free)
HAND BOTTLED:               Yes
PRODUCTION:                   35 cases
BOTTLING DATE:              September 18th, 2018
RELEASE DATE:                January 2nd, 2019    

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