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2017 Walker Hill Vineyard Chardonnay 1.5L

Green Valley of Russian River Valley

2017 Walker Hill Vineyard Chardonnay 1.5L
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$120.00
/ 1.5 L bottle
SKU: 17CHWALMAG

Wine Specs
Vintage
2017
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Green Valley of Russian River Valley
Vineyard Designation
Walker Hill Vineyard
Alcohol %
14.0
Wine Profile
Vineyard Notes
The rudder in crafting Dutton-Goldfield wines is our endeavor to produce wines that our winemakers love to drink. We see no more reliable assessment, and besides, it covers our downside risk. Walker Chardonnay is a wine we hugely love to drink, and owes its existence to that fact. We’ve been producing wine from the old Wente vines up at Walker since 2006 for our Dutton Ranch Chardonnay, and the preponderance of the barrels still support that program; but the 2011 Walker was the jewel of the year for Dan and a designated bottling just had to be done. This wine is everything we want of Green Valley Chardonnay: powerful citrus fruit and tense acidity wrapped in the candied setting of classic chardonnay winemaking. The block, planted in the early 1980s, is situated 500 vertical feet above Purrington Creek on fluffy Goldridge soil. The vines produce the tiny berries with thick skins we love from old Wente in Green Valley.