Carmel Valley Chenin Blanc

Region: Carmel Valley
Grape:
Chenin blanc
Vineyard:
Massa Vineyard, 1.21 hectares
Soil:
alluvial, loam
Average Age of Vines:
20 years
Farming:
organic
Harvest:
by hand
Winemaking:
whole cluster, direct press, spontaneous fermentation in stainless steel with indigenous yeasts
Aging:
4.5 months in stainless steel, 4.5 months in neutral oak
Fining:
none
Filtration:
none
Added S02:
20ppm the week before bottling