CALIFORNIA
HAWAII
MELVILLE 'CLONE 76 INOX' CHARDONNAY
MELVILLE
100% Chardonnay

VINEYARD Vines from a select 1.8 acre block of clone 76 located on the west side of the estate vineyard in Sta. Rita Hills.

SOIL Sandy

VINIFICATION AND AGING Grapes are immediately pressed and placed into two small stainless steel tanks. Fermentation occurs for 3 months at an average temperature of 45°F. Cold fermentation stops the occurrence of malolactic fermentation. Wine remains on lees for 5 months until it is bottled.

440 cases produced

VINOUS
-2016-

WINE ADVOCATE
-2015-

JEB DUNNUCK
-2016-
PRODUCER Melville
CERTIFICATION Conventional
VARIETAL COMPOSITION White
REGION California
SCORES
SKU MLV1101117
SIZE/FORMAT 6x750ml
PRODUCER Melville
CERTIFICATION Conventional
VARIETAL COMPOSITION Chardonnay
REGION California
SCORES
SKU MLV1101116
SIZE/FORMAT 6x750ml