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Le P'tit Paysan Jack's Hill Chardonnay 2022

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From a few small vineyards at the base of Jack’s Hill , planted on decomposed granite mixed with limestone, in the northeastern corner of the Salinas Valley, a very cool climate well-suited to Chardonnay. Clone 4 and 76 on 101-14 and 3309 rootstock and 35-year-old Wente clone on unknown rootstock (nobody remembers what it is) picked at less than 22 brix. Whole cluster pressed to tank, cold settled 24 hours, racked to neutral oak barrels, one new barrel (2.5% new French) and stainless tank. Barrel and tank aged 5 months. Two months batonnage on barreled portion. 40% malo. 1280 cases made.

Country USA
Region Monterey, California
Varietal Chardonnay
*Vintage May Vary