The 2020 Rubia Ritchie Vineyard Chardonnay comes from the revered Ritchie Vineyard in the Russian River AVA. The grapes are handpicked and whole-cluster pressed. The juice is fermented in 100% new French oak and kept on lees for 16 months with a light monthly batonnage. The barrel fermentation reinforces the sweet texture from the Russian River, and the malolactic fermentation finishes to round the palate and polishes the acidity for a soft and creamy finish.
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Russian River AVA, Sonoma County
Aromas are very delicate, pear, white fruits, honeydew and subtle touches of lychee and aromatic herbs. This is a fresh and rich chardonnay, balancing the expression of the site through its richness and the elegance of the Russian River through its freshness.