2016 Keeler Estate Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Willamette Valley Chardonnay

12.5% alc., pH 3.53, TA 0.54, 128 cases, $40. Released October 20, 2018. Dijon clones 96 and 76 (biodynamic). Harvest Brix 20.4ยบ. Aged 14 months on the lees in 75% French oak barrels, 30% new and 25% in stainless steel. · Moderately light golden yellow color in the glass. Delightful aromas of lemon oil, butter, baked yellow apple and pineapple on the grill. Effusive flavors of ripe pear, pineapple, yellow apple and banana. Oily in texture with a ripe fruited finish. Not an acid-driven style, but still has good spirit. Score: 92. Reviewed July 8, 2019

Winery: Keeler Estate Vineyard
From article: Recent Tasting of 2016, 2017 & 2018 Willamette Valley Chardonnay