Old Vines

2012 Chardonnay Old Vines, 90pts Wine Advocate

From Grabhorn Vineyard with old Clone 108 planted in 1978.
Biodynamic Certified.
Fermented with 20% new Acacia Wood from Charentes and steamed 30 minutes at arrival.
Native yeast fermentation. 20% Malolactic Fermentation.
No fining; no chaptalization and any sort of manipulation;
Lees stirring once per week for 60 days then let age on lees without stirring.

Some Numbers:
2012 Case Production: 110 cs
Vineyard: Old Vines
Block: 1
Elevation block: 290 feet
Lees stirring cycle: No lees stirring