“The Ballad of Chardonel & Vinifera”

Region: Virginia 
Grape: 
95% Chardonel, 5% Petit Manseng
Vineyard: 
Chardonel from Terry & Dave Bruce near Harrisonburg. Frederick loam soils with limestone and sandstone
Winemaking:
Petit Manseng and 20% of Chardonal macerated on the skins throughout fermentation. fermented with 80% direct press Chardonel in tank, moved to old french oak for malolactic fermentation. 
Fining: 
none
Filtration:
none
Added S02: 
none