Bench Chardonnay 2012
Pale straw hue with a nose that promises green apple and chalk. The mouthfeel is surprisingly viscous for a wine with no malolactic fermentation. Zesty acidity is balanced by layers of lemon and Gravenstein apple.
100% Chardonnay. Produced and bottled by Brack Mountain Wine Company, founded in 2008 in Sebastopol, California. Their Enos Estate Vineyards and wine cave are located in the Dry Creek Valley in Healdsburg, California. Brack Mountain Wine Company is a next-generation winery focused on producing handcrafted, premium wines sourced from the best growers and offering them at a fair price. Bench Chardonnay is sourced from benchland vineyards on the slopes of the Russian River Valley, where rocky, well-drained soils create ideal growing conditions for producing exceptional Chardonnay wine. Bench Chardonnay is fermented with native yeast in stainless steel, showcasing mineral notes from the soil with bright fruit and crisp acidity.