Grand Estates

2012 Unoaked Chardonnay

Washington State

Columbia Crest 2012 Grand Estates Unoaked Chardonnay Washington State
 
Columbia Crest 2012 Grand Estates Unoaked Chardonnay Washington State

The Grand Estates Unoaked Chardonnay is a light-bodied wine that reveals a pure expression of the varietal. The wine displays aromas of lemon seed, green mangoes and orange blossoms. On the palate, layers of citrus fruit flavors combine with lively acidity, creating a refreshing style of Chardonnay.

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Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Total Acidity 0.63 g/100 ml
pH: 3.50
Alcohol Content: 13.5%

Spring temperatures in Eastern Washington started off relatively cool but rose quickly, and the region soon settled in to a more typical weather pattern.

Summer was predictably warm, without any prolonged excessive heat events, with temperatures rarely breaking 100° Fahrenheit.

Late summer and early fall brought on slightly cooler daytime highs and a significant diurnal shift, a pattern that continued well into October.

A few sporadic rain showers in mid-to-late October were quickly dissipated by persistent winds and had no effect on the harvest.

Overall the 2012 harvest was outstanding; the white wines are flavorful with beautiful natural acidity.

About Grand Estates Wines

The Embodiment of Extraordinary Winemaking

Every aspect of the winemaking process is carefully controlled during the production of Grand Estates. These uncompromising winemaking practices – while time-consuming and costly – are the only way to guarantee that every bottle of Grand Estates represents the varietal expression of the region. It’s this devotion to quality that has cemented Grand Estates as one of the world’s best wine values.

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