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Jordan Vineyard & Winery Chardonnay Russian River Valley 1990

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Jordan Vineyard & Winery:
Tucked into the hills of Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, Jordan Vineyard & Winery has been dedicated to world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and hospitality since its founding in 1972 by Tom and Sally Jordan. Under the guidance of Tom’s son, John, Jordan continues its pursuit of excellence in every aspect of the business, striving to place in balance the complexities ... Read more
Tucked into the hills of Sonoma County’s Alexander Valley, Jordan Vineyard & Winery has been dedicated to world-class Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay and hospitality since its founding in 1972 by Tom and Sally Jordan. Under the guidance of Tom’s son, John, Jordan continues its pursuit of excellence in every aspect of the business, striving to place in balance the complexities of terroir, the artistry of the cellar and the joys of the table. The estate boasts nearly 1,200 acres of rolling hills, vineyards (Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Merlot), oak trees, lakes, streams, olive trees, and organic gardens, as well as winery, hospitality and operations facilities. Since the inaugural 1976 vintage, Jordan wines have been renowned for their consistency. We believe strongly in the timeless qualities of balance, elegance and food affinity, which are found in our Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Russian River Valley Chardonnay. Architecture, landscaping, gardens, hospitality, and cuisine contribute to a special sense of place. The wines and the place give all of us at Jordan the rewarding feeling that our work is bringing pleasure to the many people who drink our wine and visit the estate. Read less
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Tasting Notes:

The 1990 Estate Bottled Chardonnay is fresh and elegant with intense fruit concentration in both the aroma and taste. Apple and pear scents abound. French oak provides hints of vanilla and toastiness accenting the Burgundian character of this chardonnay. The taste is delicate, yet flavorful - and firm , yet creamy. The wine completed malolactic fermentation and, in the tradition of Jordan winemaking, the wine's flavors harmonize with the extraordinary bouquet. All the elements of the wine echo in the graceful, long finish.

Closure: Cork

Aged 5 months in French Oak.

Notes: Aged 5 months in French Oak barrels followed by 3 months in large upright French Oak tanks

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 12.8% pH: 3.24
Total Acidity: 6.0 grams per liter

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