Spring Release

2018 Hapgood Chardonnay

2018 Hapgood
Chardonnay

The Hapgood Vineyard is located across the road from our Machado vineyard and is situated at the end of Hapgood Road. The two barrels of Chardonnay selected to construct the Hapgood Chardonnay are 100% clone 76, drawn from the sandy, north facing incline of the vineyard.

AROMA
Pineapple, White Flowers

FLAVOR
Stone Fruit, Citrus, Nectarine

TEXTURE
Voluptuous, Deep

3F53D6A0-6EA5-438F-8884-23941ADE0E99 3F53D6A0-6EA5-438F-8884-23941ADE0E99

Limit 2

2018 Machado Chardonnay

2018 Machado
Chardonnay

The Machado Vineyard is primarily dedicated to Pinot Noir, with just a small, two-acre plot in the sandiest portion of the field to the Sweeney Canyon selection of chardonnay. Sweeney Canyon was the first vineyard we worked with in the Sta. Rita Hills and continued producing through the 2011 vintage.

AROMA
Petrol, Lime Flesh, Peach Skin

FLAVOR
Agave, Brine, Lime

TEXTURE
River Rock

671809C5-83AA-4951-9A60-B5D6DCA0F248 671809C5-83AA-4951-9A60-B5D6DCA0F248

Limit 2

2009 Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay

2009 Sta. Rita Hills
Chardonnay

10 Year Historical Re-release
With the goal of expressing a comprehensive expression of the appellation, the compilation of our Chardonnay sites contribute vastly different expressions, which ultimately harmonize in this Sta. Rita Hills bottling.

92 points, JD, JebDunnuck.com, Sta. Rita Hills Vertical Tasting, Aug 2018

AROMA
Lemon, Kiwi, Orange Blossom, Sweet Basil

FLAVOR
Jasmine, Lime, Ginger, Mineral

TEXTURE
Lemon Peel, Orange Zest, Fresh Sea Salt

0E172238-3168-4223-830B-89F1C3259306 0E172238-3168-4223-830B-89F1C3259306

Limit 2

2018 3D Pinot Noir

2018 3D
Pinot Noir

The primary emphasis of this predominantly sandy 10-acre vineyard is Chardonnay. In addition to Chardonnay, there is a smaller field of Pinot Noir planted to Swan, Pommard, 667 and 828 clones. The 3-D bottling is comprised of two barrels each of the Swan and Pommard Clones.

AROMA
Dark Cherry, Herbs

FLAVOR
Wild Cherry, Strawberry, Tea Leaf

TEXTURE
Brambly, Gritty

E3A1AF67-3C5C-43CA-9768-645C1DF21BD8 E3A1AF67-3C5C-43CA-9768-645C1DF21BD8

Limit 4

2018 Hapgood Pinot Noir

2018 Hapgood
Pinot Noir

In slightly richer soil, the Hapgood vineyard is planted predominantly to the 459 and 37 clones of Pinot Noir, with small plots of 828 and 667. The elevated clay loam content results in larger volume and a denser palate expression. The four barrels selected to construct the bottling are 100% clone 37.

AROMA
Vibrant Dark Fruit, Spice

FLAVOR
Blueberry, Earth, Red Plum

TEXTURE
Round

222E2739-F4AF-49FF-938B-EBB04A020969 222E2739-F4AF-49FF-938B-EBB04A020969

Limit 4