2017 '108' Chardonnay

2017 '108' Chardonnay

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Our ‘108’ Chardonnay comes from the own rooted and old vines of the Wirtz Vineyard. These cuttings are part of the Chardonnay styles are as divisive as politics these days. The Oregon wine machine is back promoting the advantages of Chardonnay 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 again. Our ‘108’ Chardonnay comes from the Wirtz Vineyard.

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STATE/REGION:                          Oregon
COUNTRY:                                   United States of America
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 (Antique Green)
CLOSURE TYPE:                         FineCorkX
HAND BOTTLED:                        Yes
PRODUCTION:                            35 cases
BOTTLING DATE:                       September 18th, 2018
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