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2015 X-Novo Chardonnay

2015 X-Novo Chardonnay
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Elegant aromas of orchard fruit, green & yellow apple, pear, melon, white flower, raw almond, and woodsy spice.  The palate sports a round body with lifted, crisp acidity balancing a  honeyed, creamy, fine grain texture from barrel aging.   Enjoy now or afer short to medium term cellaring.

Bottled:  May 2016 (139 cases produced)

pH 3.15  

TA 5.5 g/L

Elevage: 18 months in 228L French oak barrels, 30% new

X-Novo Vineyard

Harvest Date: September  7th  • AVA: Eola-Amity  •  Elevation: 550 Ft.  •  Exposure: East/ South East  •  Soils: Volcanic/ decomposed basalt   Clone: 15 mixed clones • Native Yeast Fermentation •  100% whole cluster pressed   •  Farming Practices:  Sustainable

The east facing, high elevation and cool coastal influenced from the Van Duzer corridor render a fresh and vibrant Chardonnay.  The X-Novo Chardonnay was fermented with native yeast and aged sur lie for 18 months.


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96 pts Purely Domestic Wine Report (Doug Wilder): The nose is a lean, restrained resinous lemon & wax with notes of toasty lees. The palate is beautifully lean and focused green apple, pear, and polished acidity offering sublime balance. Drink 2018--2030.