2013 MacPhail Pratt Vineyard Vine Hill Road Russian River Valley Chardonnay

14.4% alc., pH 3.50, TA 0.57, RS .13 gms/100 ml, 289 cases, $45. Released fall 2015. This vineyard is located on the edge of Green Valley near Forestville in the Laguna Hills region. Goldridge soil. Harvest Brix 23.3ยบ. Mt. Eden, Robert Young and Dijon 96 clones. · Light golden yellow color in the glass. The nose offers pleasing aromas of citrus, apple and brioche. The palate is rich and lush, filled with grilled lemon, poached pear, baked apple, tropical fruit and caramel flavors. Slightly viscous, this ripe styled wine finishes long and clean. Score: 89. Reviewed November 22, 2015

Winery: MacPhail Wines
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Chardonnay