2020 Franca's Chardonnay - SALE
Deep straw. White nectarine, citrus and lanolin. Intense upfront full, rich and ripe fruits
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Franca's Vineyard Premium Chardonnay 2020
White nectarine, citrus and lanolin. PALATE Intense upfront full, rich and ripe fruits.
Floated and transferred onto staves for fermentation. Fermented at 15 degrees over 10 days
Chardonnay pairs brilliantly with the succulent fattiness of salmon. The crunchy skin of pan-seared salmon gives a lovely, contrasting texture to this otherwise smooth, satin-textured pairing.
A normal budburst in September 2019 in cool, dry conditions, was the only thing that was predictable about this vintage. After a December and January of searing heat, regional fires and unpredictable winds, autumn arrived early in early February. The critical late-summer/autumn ripening period was perfect for bringing out the best qualities from each of our vineyards