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Joyce Vineyard Chardonnay 2019
Sonoma Coast

Joyce Vineyard Chardonnay 2019  - Ernest Vineyards
$62.00   750mL
On the ridge just above Freestone Valley, linked together in chilly fog, sits Joyce Vineyard. Ernest leased and began farming the site organically in 2017. At only 3-acres and planted entirely to Chardonnay, it the smallest property we farm and one of the very coldest. Goldridge soil predominates and Clone 5 of Chardonnay will perennially deliver citrus flavors and bright acidity in this environment.

Bright and clear, pale white-gold in color. Subtle aromas of flowers, sour apples, celery root and Asian pears, laced with intense mineral aromas and the hint of sea. Energetic, vibrant acidity yet finessed and elegant on the palate with the complexity of fresh tangerines and Meyer lemons, and nuanced salinity.
WinemakerJoseph Ryan
AppellationSonoma Coast
VineyardJoyce Vineyard
Aging/Cooperage30% new French Oak
Harvest Date9/19/2019
Alcohol12.1%
Production80 cases