Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Edna Valley Wolff Vineyard 2007
2007 was a classic year from this mature thirty-year-old vineyard. The grapes were harvested in October because of the cool, maritime climate, and this long growing season gives the wine firm structure and beautiful acidity with buoyant aromas of citrus zest, gardenia flower and toasty nuance. Aged for nine months in French and American oak, this chardonnay is full and rich on the palate reflecting its old-vine, barrel fermented, sur-lie approach. The finish is long and complete. As is our tradition, we make this wine as a singular vineyard and have since 1985. Total Production:
Editorial Reviews for Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Edna Valley Wolff Vineyard
- nutty, slightly smoky aromatic wood, a hint of bacon, green herbs, dried flowers, apple butter, nice balanced and perfumed, - Lighter bodied than the nose would indicate with a very soft, creamy texture, nice spicy top notes from the wood over a deep base of dried apple and lemon curd fruits. Finishes with a easy touch and gentle woodspice and golden apple fruit tones. White fish in brown butter sauce 87pts
This chardonnay is a tasty, floral and peach/nectarine/melon wine that oddly enough had a bit of Riesling "zing" to it. Tasty, but lacking any toasty oak or buttery qualities for those that seek such in a chardonnay. -Tasted 8/15/09 Marche` Bacchus
Great pick! I’ve always enjoyed wines from Wolff Vineyards. I became even more excited about this winery when I found out that many of their 2008 releases have been SIP™ (Sustainability in Practice) Certified. In order to receive this certification the growers must go through a rigorous process to prove their continuing commitment to environmental stewardship, social equity, and economic vitality. The SIP™ program takes into consideration energy conservation, erosion control, pest management, human resource practices, and more. Consumers should look for the SIP™ certified seal on bottles; this seal signals that the wine you are drinking contains 85% or more certified fruit. Keep drinking those SIP™ wines so we can hope to see even more make their debuts in the future. For more information about SIP™ certified wines check out www.sipthegoodlife.org.
Four and a half glasses
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5,588 Cases produced.