Chardonnay
2013
2012
2011
2010

The Federalist chardonnay pays homage to the work of our Federalist Founding Fathers to the U.S. Constitution.  Most notably, John Adams, whose spirit we carry forward with our wines – exposing drinkers to the rich flavors, ripe fruits, and bright acidity of Sonoma chardonnay.  It is full-bodied with a long, lingering finish.  Our Chardonnay boasts an oak backbone balanced with big fruit flavors and a nice acidity.  

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Wine Notes
Color
Golden
Aroma
Lemon curd, pear and cinnamon/clove spiciness
Taste
Good entrance with a rich mouth feel and long, lingering finish
Product Information
Vintage: 
2013
Type:
White
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Chardonnay
Appellation: 
Sonoma
Alcohol: 
14.40%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Malolactic fermentations occur post-primary fermentation. The lees are stirred through malolactic fermentation, and the wine is aged sur lies until blending.
Length/Type of Aging: 
35% new oak is primarily American and Hungarian oak, with a little bit of French. The Hungarian oak mimics French with Spicy character and the American rounds it out with a sweeter finish
Bottled Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2014
Release Date:
Friday, August 1, 2014
Cases Produced: 
3,000
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML

The Federalist chardonnay pays homage to the work of our nation’s only Federalist Party president and inspiration for the U.S. Constitution – John Adams. A believer in enlightenment, we carry his mission forward with our wines – exposing drinkers to the rich flavors, ripe fruits, and bright acidity of Russian River Valley chardonnay.  It is full-bodied with a long, lingering finish. 

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Wine Notes
Color
Golden
Aroma
Lemon curd, pear and cinnamon/clove spiciness
Taste
Good entrance with a rich mouth feel and long, lingering finish
Product Information
Vintage: 
2012
Type:
White
Grape Variety Used: 
100% 
Chardonnay
Appellation: 
Russian River Valley
Alcohol: 
14.40%
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Separate Chardonnay blocks are barrel fermented in 30% new oak for an average of 12 days. Malolactic fermentations occur post-primary fermentation. The lees are stirred through malolactic fermentation, and the wine is aged sur lies until blending.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Chardonnay blocks are kept separate until blending in the summer. The wines are in barrel for nine months.
Bottled Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Release Date:
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Cases Produced: 
3,000
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML

The Federalist chardonnay pays homage to the work of our nation’s only Federalist Party president and inspiration for the U.S. Constitution – John Adams. A believer in enlightenment, we carry his mission forward with our wines – exposing drinkers to the rich flavors, ripe fruits, and bright acidity of Russian River Valley chardonnay.
 
This chardonnay features aromas of lemon, pear, and a touch of cinnamon. Separate chardonnay blocks were barrel fermented in 30% new oak and aged in barrel for 9 months. It is full-bodied with a long, lingering finish. 2500 cases produced.
 

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Wine Notes
Color
Golden
Aroma
Lemon curd, Pear and cinnamon/clove spiciness
Taste
Good entrance with a rich mouth feel and long, lingering finish
Product Information
Vintage: 
2011
Type:
White
Grape Variety Used: 
Chardonnay
Appellation: 
Russian River Valley
Alcohol: 
14.40%
Acid Level: 
0.64 g/l
Sugar Level: 
5.10 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Separate Chardonnay blocks are barrel fermented in 30% new oak for an average of 12 days. Malolactic fermentations occur post-primary fermentation. The lees are stirred through malolactic fermentation, and the wine is aged sur lies until blending.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Chardonnay blocks are kept separate until blending in the summer. The wines are in barrel for nine months.
Bottled Date: 
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Cases Produced: 
2,555
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML

The Federalist chardonnay pays homage to the work of our nation’s only Federalist Party president and inspiration for the U.S. Constitution – John Adams. A believer in enlightenment, we carry his mission forward with our wines – exposing drinkers to the rich flavors, ripe fruits, and bright acidity of Russian River Valley chardonnay.
 
This chardonnay features aromas of lemon, pear, and a touch of cinnamon. Separate chardonnay blocks were barrel fermented in 30% new oak and aged in barrel for 9 months. It is full-bodied with a long, lingering finish. 2500 cases produced.
 

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Wine Notes
Color
Golden
Aroma
Lemon curd, Pear and cinnamon/clove spiciness
Taste
Good entrance with a rich mouth feel and long, lingering finish
Product Information
Vintage: 
2010
Type:
White
Appellation: 
Russian River Valley
Alcohol: 
14.40%
Acid Level: 
0.64 g/l
Sugar Level: 
5.10 g/l
Length/Type of Fermentation: 
Separate Chardonnay blocks are barrel fermented in 30% new oak for an average of 12 days. Malolactic fermentations occur post-primary fermentation. The lees are stirred through malolactic fermentation, and the wine is aged sur lies until blending.
Length/Type of Aging: 
Chardonnay blocks are kept separate until blending in the summer. The wines are in barrel for nine months.
Bottled Date: 
Thursday, August 25, 2011
Cases Produced: 
2,555
Packaging Available:
  • 12
     - 
    750 ML