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Vanderpump California
Vanderpump Chardonnay
CountryUSA
RegionCalifornia
Grape Varieties100% Chardonnay
AppellationSonoma Coast AVA
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  • 91 Points
    Wine Spectator
BackgroundMany decades in the hospitality industry around the world has cultivated the Vanderpump familys love for outstanding wine. Lisa and family are delighted tointroduce Vanderpump Chardonnay, a wine that combines their love of the Old World wines' tradition with the incredible bounty that their California home has to offer. This estate grown Chardonnay is made from grapes sourced in the stunning vineyards of the Sonoma Coast AVA.
VinificationFruit was rigorously hand sorted & gently whole cluster pressed. The juice was settled & either put straight to barrel or left in tank. Fermentation temperatures were about 70˚F followed by lees stirring for 4 months in barrel. Mostly native yeast & malolactic fermentations with only a few lots fermented using cultured Burgundy isolates. Aged in 100% French oak for 11 months.
ColorBrilliant straw color
NoseLemon and citrus aromas lined with floral notes and hints of brioche and toast
PalateBright and crisp with perfectly balanced acidity and minerality, followed by an elegant refreshing finish.
AnalysisAlcohol: 14.5 %pH: 3.41TA: 6.4
Serving SuggestionsPairs well with seafood, cream sauces, roasted chicken, white fish and zesty vegetable dishes.