Reserve

2015 Chardonnay

Horse Heaven Hills

Columbia Crest 2015 Reserve Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills
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90 points

Dec 01, 2017

 

Columbia Crest 2015 Reserve Chardonnay Horse Heaven Hills

This Chardonnay has intense aromas of spiced peach, with a hint of minerality, followed by rich, ripe fruit flavors with a creamy finish.

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Blend: 100% Chardonnay
Total Acidity 0.49 g/100mL
pH: 3.48
Alcohol Content: 14.5%
Barrel Aging: Aged on lees for 17 months in 100% new French oak barrels

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.

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