Lange Estate Winery Chardonnay "Freedom Hill Vineyard" 2007

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Lange Estate Winery has been sourcing fruit from the Freedom Hill Vineyard since 1990 and began making its namesake Chardonnay in 2004. This single-vineyard wine is a stunning reflection of a beautiful vintage that demonstrates Oregon’s potential for producing world-class, cool-climate Chardonnay. It is 100% Dijon clone 76 and fermented in both stainless-steel and French Oak, resulting in a richly textured wine with balanced acid structure. The nose displays hints of citrus, Asian pear, and vanilla while the round, rich palate bursts with quince, golden apple, and spice, finishing long and lush with crisp acidity. This Chardonnay demands your attention from first sip to supple finish and is truly a wine not to be missed!

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Lange Estate Winery & Vineyards:
Driven by a passion for Pinot Noir and a love of the land, Don and Wendy Lange founded their winery in the Dundee Hills of Oregon's northern Willamette Valley. The year 1987 marked the Lange’s first vintage and consisted of the three varietals they embrace today: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay. The Langes' mission is to produce consistent, complex, balanced wines that e... Read more
Driven by a passion for Pinot Noir and a love of the land, Don and Wendy Lange founded their winery in the Dundee Hills of Oregon's northern Willamette Valley. The year 1987 marked the Lange’s first vintage and consisted of the three varietals they embrace today: Pinot Noir, Pinot Gris, and Chardonnay. The Langes' mission is to produce consistent, complex, balanced wines that express terroir and dedicated stewardship. Known for his even hand, Winemaker Don Lange crafts beautifully balanced wines from estate fruit, sustainably and organically farmed in the famed red Jory soil of the prestigious Dundee Hills appellation. To further supplement their 15,000 case production, the Langes purchase additional fruit from renowned vineyards in the surrounding area. Long-standing relationships with these talented growers have helped the winery establish a well-deserved reputation for consistency and complexity in the wines. In addition to Pinot Gris and Chardonnay, Don bottles at least six different Pinot Noirs, paying meticulous attention to each lot of wine. While guiding its journey through a careful barrel regime, he blends as he sees fit or bottles his favorites as single-vineyard offerings. Don is joined by his son Jesse in these endeavors; thus the Lange Estate legacy continues with Jesse's expert contributions in both the cellar and the vineyard. Read less

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Snooth User: Julia Crowley
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4.00 5
Vintage: 2006 09/28/2012

100% Dijon clone 76 fermented in both stainless-steel and French oak, this wine displayed a gorgeous golden hue. Aromas of pear and lemon zest dominated a touch of cinnamon spice, and flavors of apples, pears and hazelnuts were rich and balanced with a long, lush, yet refreshing finish. An excellent example of fine Oregon Chardonnay.



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Lange Estate Winery has been sourcing fruit from the Freedom Hill Vineyard since 1990 and began making its namesake Chardonnay in 2004. This single-vineyard wine is a stunning reflection of a beautiful vintage that demonstrates Oregon’s potential for producing world-class, cool-climate Chardonnay. It is 100% Dijon clone 76 and fermented in both stainless-steel and French Oak, resulting in a richly textured wine with balanced acid structure. The nose displays hints of citrus, Asian pear, and vanilla while the round, rich palate bursts with quince, golden apple, and spice, finishing long and lush with crisp acidity. This Chardonnay demands your attention from first sip to supple finish and is truly a wine not to be missed!

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535 cases produced.

Closure: Cork

Aged 7 months in Steel.

Aged 7 months in French Oak.

Notes: Seven months partially in stainless steel and neutral French oak.

Wine Specs:

Alcohol: 13%

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