Cambria Katherine Vineyard Chardonnay 2020


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Cambria Katherine Vineyard Chardonnay 2020

Katherine’s Vineyard Chardonnay is an ocean influenced, single vineyard expression of “refrigerated sunshine” in a glass – layered, elegant, distinct.


“Fresh fruit and floral aromas dominate the nose; pink grapefruit, tangerine, citrus blossom, and apple flavors are complemented by a bit of wet stone.  The oak influence creates a nice mid-palate, the wine shows a balanced acidity that carries through the long finish.”
– Jill Russell, Winemaker


Katherine’s Vineyard, named for Katie Jackson in 1986, consists of ancient soils with fossilized seashells, shale, limestone and sand, with fog swept vines that have endured since the 1970s.


COMPOSITION: 100% Chardonnay
CLONES: 90% old vine Clone 4 (46 years old).  Additional clones are Wente 76, 96.
ALCOHOL: 14.1%
WINEMAKING: Whole cluster pressed; 75% barrel fermented; 25% stainless steel fermented.  Aged sur lie for 8 months in 20% new French oak.  75% Malolactic fermentation.