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2016 Sandhi Chardonnay Bentrock Sta. Rita Hills

America/United States, California
Sandhi Chardonnay Bentrock Sta. Rita Hills
Country America/United States
Region California
Appellation Santa Rita Hills
Winery Sandhi
Vintage 2016
Color White
Varietal(s) Chardonnay
¥7,590  (incl. tax)
Country America/United States
Region California
Appellation Santa Rita Hills
Winery Sandhi
Vintage 2016
Color White
Varietal(s) Chardonnay
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Data
Closure Natural Cork
Volume 750ml
Alcohol 13.0%
Product Code SD-1CHBR16
Inventory In Stock
Owning & Enjoying

Tasting notes

“Intense and powerful, but also quite fresh because of the north-facing orientation of this block, the Bentrock has a lot to offer. Time in the glass fleshes out the wine nicely, but the best is yet to come.”

Production

Viticulture

Bentrock is a north-facing vineyard at the western edge of the appellation. Sharing more in common with Domaine de la Côte that the other interior vineyard sources, Bentrock is densely planted in meager marine sedimentary soils.

Vinification

Vessel: 500L Puncheon
Fermentation : Indigenous Fermentation
Elevage : 10 Months in Puncheon 
6 Months in Tank.