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100% Chardonnay
Bien Nacido Vineyard (Santa Maria Valley)

This fruit was picked at Bien Nacido Vineyards in Santa Maria Valley, where it is cooler and ripens late, in mid-October.  About 20% of this wine experienced malolactic fermentation due to the high acidity in this vintage. Only 4 barrels made with one being new oak, this wine is a beauty.  It’s a little fuller on the palate than the past vintage, it has great minerality with a super long finish, maybe the best we have done since the beginning!