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2020 True Myth Chardonnay

 / 750ml
Tasting notes
Specs
Vintage outlook

An enchantingly bold cool-climate Chardonnay that displays zesty citrus notes that intersect in the glass with layers of playful tropical fruit. This wine is rich and creamy, bursting with flavors of fruit tart, key lime pie, and decadent crème brûlée. Refreshing acidity keeps the wine lively on the finish and is then balanced by the excellent accompaniment of vanilla bean and toasted oak.

APPELLATION:

Edna Valley

VINEYARD CERTIFICATION:

SIP Certified Sustainable

CLONES:

Dijon 76, 4, 17 & Tepusquet

HARVEST DATES:

September 2020

AGING:

9 months sur lie aged in French Oak barrels (35% new)

FERMENTATION:

N/A

OAK:

35% new French Oak

ALCOHOL:

14.2%

PH:

N/A

BOTTLING DATE:

June 2021

In 2020, the Edna Valley experienced a slower start to summer, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly. The region saw much warmer temperatures later on in the season, which allowed accelerated ripening, making a unique vintage with bolder characteristics.

Tasting Notes

An enchantingly bold cool-climate Chardonnay that displays zesty citrus notes that intersect in the glass with layers of playful tropical fruit. This wine is rich and creamy, bursting with flavors of fruit tart, key lime pie, and decadent crème brûlée. Refreshing acidity keeps the wine lively on the finish and is then balanced by the excellent accompaniment of vanilla bean and toasted oak.

Specs

APPELLATION:

Edna Valley

VINEYARD CERTIFICATION:

SIP Certified Sustainable

CLONES:

Dijon 76, 4, 17 & Tepusquet

HARVEST DATES:

September 2020

AGING:

9 months sur lie aged in French Oak barrels (35% new)

FERMENTATION:

N/A

OAK:

35% new French Oak

ALCOHOL:

14.2%

PH:

N/A

BOTTLING DATE:

June 2021

Vintage Outlook

In 2020, the Edna Valley experienced a slower start to summer, allowing the grapes to ripen slowly. The region saw much warmer temperatures later on in the season, which allowed accelerated ripening, making a unique vintage with bolder characteristics.

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