‘L’Aureate’ Chardonnay

Region: Russian River Valley
Grape: Chardonnay
Vineyard: Nagomi Vineyard
Soil: Silty Loam 
Farming: Regenerative
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: 2022 – whole cluster, 5 days maceration 2020 – whole cluster, 2 days maceration
Aging: 9 months in neutral barrels
Fining: none
Filtration: none
Added S02: 37 mg/L
Mulch (composted by Darek at the winery) under the vines to increase the fertility of each vine by bringing microbiology, organic matter, tilth, and drought tolerance to the soil.