Grand Estates

2015 Chardonnay

Columbia Valley

Columbia Crest Grand Estates Chardonnay Columbia Valley
Columbia Crest Grand Estates Chardonnay Columbia Valley

Opens with intense aromas of apples and melons, joined by signature characters of crème brulee, caramelized sugar and butterscotch. Ripe orchard fruit flavors are joined by creamy, buttery notes and balanced by lively acidity.

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Blend: Majority Chardonnay
Total Acidity 0.53 g/100mL
pH: 3.58
Alcohol Content: 13.5%
Barrel Aging: 8 months
Fermentaion: A combination of new and one-to-three year old American and French oak.

The 2015 vintage was one of the warmest growing seasons on record in Washington.

Warm temperatures continued through the spring and summer, moderating slightly into fall and extending an early harvest.

Overall, 2015 saw very favorable growing conditions, producing optimal ripening across varieties and yielding outstanding wines throughout the region.

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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