The Federalist Chardonnay

The Federalist Chardonnay 2016

The Federalist Chardonnay honors the Statue of Liberty. Golden in color, this full-bodied wine displays aromas of lemon, pear, green apple and a hint of cinnamon. It's juicy on the mid-palate with a long finish and crisp, clean acidity.

Style:
Bright, Full-Bodied, Crisp
Flavor:
Lemon, Pear, Green Apple, Spice
Bottle Size(s)
750 ML
Appellation
Mendocino
Grapes
Chardonnay
Alcohol Percentage
14.50%
Fermentation
Malolactic fermentations occur post-primary fermentation. The lees are stirred through malolactic fermentation, and the wine is aged sur lies until blending.
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