The Calling Sonoma Chardonnay (2018)

Style:  Full-body White                     Vintage: 2018            ABV: 14.26%   

Appellation: Sonoma Coast AVA                Varietal: 100% Chardonnay

Region: Sonoma County                        County:  California

Pale straw with aromas of lemon curd, key lime and pineapple rind. Key lime and lemon meringue flavors mingle with white peach and a pleasing salinity reminiscent of sea spray and oyster shell.

Grapes were hand-sorted and 100% whole-cluster pressed, 48% fermented in stainless steel and 52% in French oak barrels, 15% new. The wine went through 65% malolactic fermentation and was aged sur lie in both stainless steel and French oak for 8 months.