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.


VINOUS
-2016-

WINE ADVOCATE
-2015-

JEB DUNNUCK
-2016-