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Dieter Cronje

Presqu'ile

Estate Vineyard Chardonnay 2018

Characteristics

Acidity

Body

Umami

Production Notes

In Burgundy, all the best things are found in the middle (like the Grand Cru vineyards, which zig and zag mid-slope between lesser ones). It’s just the opposite in Santa Barbara, where greatness lies at the extremes. Scan a map of the California coast — Santa Barbara County is the knee juts out into the Pacific just above Los Angeles. This makes it a special and dynamic place for growing cool-climate Chardonnay — a cymbal crash of desert sun and middle-of-the-ocean air. The grapes for this estate bottling are sourced entirely from the winery’s 73-acre certified sustainable estate vineyard, which features uniquely sandy soils and a strong marine influence. The wine is aged for 11 months in French oak (10% new). Prior to bottling it spends 6 months in stainless steel.

Estate Vineyard Chardonnay - 2018
Côte d’Or meets Point Break. The grace of Burgundy with a rush of energy that's like riding that last perfect wave.
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Dieter Cronje

Presqu'ile

Santa Barbara, CA

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