2018 Waugh Cellars Russian River Chardonnay

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Harvest Date:  September 11, 17 and 18
Brix: 24.0 – 24.2
Ph:  3.41 – 3.49        
% Alcohol:   14.7%
Production:    750 cases

No Malo-lactic fermentation and no new oak used in the aging of Waugh Chardonnay. The wine was barrel fermented in 100% neutral oak and the lees was stirred at minimum once a week, which accounts for its incredible mouth feel.

Lemon zest meets green apple on the nose, building toward more robust fig and pear characteristics. It's a fun wine, with a balanced approach to concentration and weight. On the palate, hints of lemongrass and apricot emerge and are framed by a fresh vibrant acidity. The elegant textured palate gives way to a long, clean, bright finish.


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