Ravenswood Chardonnay CA 2011

Ravinswood ChardonnayTasting date:             January 02, 2013

Varietal:                     Chardonnay

Country:                     USA, California

Tasting Date Price:  $11.99

Rating:                       n/a

Alcohol Content:      13.5%

Vineyard Website:   http://www.ravenswoodwinery.com/

 

Visual Aspect:          Champagne

Nose:                          Peach, apricot & citrus

Palate:                        Toasty oak & spice

Food Pairing:                        Fire roasted turkey w/mushroom gravy, Dover sole slathered with zesty lemon

Ravenswood Vintners Blend Chardonnay has succulent layers of peach and citrus fruit that is balanced with nice acidity and hints of toasted oak. The finish is long and smooth

From its succulent first sip to its lingering silky finish, our 2011 vintage takes its rightful place-center stage. Ripe peach, apricot, and citrus aromas along with toasted oak and spice flavors will have you asking for an encore.

Winemaker’s Comments:  From its succulent first sip to its lingering silky finish, our 2010 vintage takes its rightful place—center stage. Ripe peach, apricot, and citrus aromas along with toasted oak and spice flavors will have you asking for an encore.

Winemakers Notes:  Aging: 18 months in French Oak, 30% new Skin Contact: Whole cluster pressed, stainless steel tank fermented before aging

 Tasting Notes: Bright, richly succulent; Racy, lives up to the standards of our robust reds; Layers of peach, citrus, toasty oak

Technical Data: Acidity: 6.5 g/L   ph: 3.5

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