This one is pretty funky! It's the first wine we made - prompted by a lost bin in the vineyard, foot stomped by our friends June & Craig for old world character. When first opened there's a reductive quality, allow it to sit and you're treated to a beautiful aged Chardonnay.
100% Old Vine Chardonnay, located on a very warm site.
History Rich site… Located on Anarchist Mountain in Osoyoos at an altitude of 1700 ft.
Vines Planted in 1985 by pioneers in the wine growing region.
Clone: It’s a mystery
Rootstock: Mystery / Own
Altitude; 1700 ft with lots of evening sun.
Picking Date: October9, 2011
Growing Conditions:A difficult cool growing season but rescued by a warm Fall.
Vineyard Operations: Vines produced only 2 tons/acre and did not need bunch thinning. Early shoot thinning and tucking. Hedging. No leaf removal. Lots of attention to detail.