*Grgich Hills Paris Tasting Commemorative Chardonnay
Grgich Hills Estate Paris Tasting Commemorative Chardonnay, Napa Valley, USA
Vintage 2013: [WE 91]
For this limited-production Chardonnay we selected our best lots, relied on wild yeasts for fermentation and prevented malolactic fermentation in order to preserve the wine’s lively acidity and fresh flavors. This elegant Chardonnay displays great structure and a vibrant mix of citrus blossom, honey, and roasted almonds that will only improvewith age.
For this wine we select only the best grapes, which are primarily from our oldest block of Chardonnay, the Old Wente clone planted in 1989. Through a combination of clone, age and cool climate, this single block in our estate vineyard in the chilly Carneros region of Napa Valley creates wonderfully rich flavors, balanced with crisp acidity. We farm all of our vineyards naturally, without artificial pesticides or herbicides, and they are certified organic.