June 12, 2019

2014 DION Vineyard Estate Limited Release Chehalem Mountains Oregon Chardonnay

12.8% alc., 94 cases, $25. Harvest Brix 21.1ยบ, harvest pH 3.20. Clone 76 picked early to preserve acidity. A blend of French oak barrel (20% new) and stainless steel tank ferments. · Very light golden yellow color in the glass. Reduction on the nose (struck match) that persists over time. Crisp and bright on the palate, with very delicate flavors of green apple, lemon and pear, ending with a lean, soprano finish. Score: 85. Reviewed December 1, 2016

Winery: DION Vineyard
From article: Recently Tasted Chardonnay