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2018 Towle's Clone Chardonnay

Sonoma Coast

Shimmering with glints of straw-gold, this Chardonnay is bursting with scents of vanilla, lemon curd and Thai Basil. It's loaded with bright and snappy green apple and juicy pear flavors. Members please login to purchase.

Retail $65.00 | 15-20% off for Bacchus Club Members

Tasting NOTES

The mother vines for this proprietary Chardonnay block were carefully curated over a 15-year period by our cousin Towle with the express goal of accentuating the millerandage effect and creating a truly unique and spectacular wine for our club members. Shimmering with glints of straw-gold, this Chardonnay is bursting with scents of vanilla, lemon curd and Thai Basil. It's loaded with bright and snappy green apple and juicy pear flavors. Thanks Towle!

Vineyard NOTES

Millerandage is a viticultural phenonenon whereby the berries of a cluster of grapes differ greatly in size. Certain grape cultivars that exhibit this "hens and chicks" effect have improved quality due to the reduced overall berry size and seedless berries. The mother vines for this proprietary Chardonnay block were carefully curated over a 15-year period by our cousin Towle with the express goal of accentuating the millerandge effect and creating a truly unique and spectacular wine.

Production NOTES

Whole cluer pressed
100% barrel fermented
Indigenous and CY3079 yeast strains
0% Malolaic fermentation

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Vintage:
2018
Wine Type:
White Wine
Varietal:
Towle's Clone Chardonnay
Varietal Composition:
  • 100% Chardonnay
Appellation:
Sonoma Coast
Acid:
TA: 6.0 g/mL
PH:
3.46
Barrel Aging:
  • 10 months
    French Oak, 20% New
Alcohol %:
14.2%

Retail $65.00 | 15-20% off for Bacchus Club Members

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