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2007 Black Bart’s Bounty Chardonnay, Napa Valley

Complex and generous, aromas of ripe grapefruit, green pineapple and wet stones. Flavors of ripe citrus and minerals mixed with nectarines, green melon rind and blanched almonds. The wine has excellent richness/intensity and a fine melted- butter texture and good acidity that follows through to the finish.

Harvested: September 7, 2007
Blend: Chardonnay
Fermentation: Whole cluster pressed, racked directly to barrel for indigenous fermentation
Cooperage: French Oak–Damy, Cadus & Francois Freres
Barrel Aging: 10 months–75% new oak
Release Date: August 1, 2008
Vineyard: Krupp Brothers Block(s): KB5
Soil: Red/brown loam over clay
Exposure: Undulating–east and west
Elevation: 1,550 ft above sea level
Production: 386 cases

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