February 17, 2020

2015 Van Duzer Bieze Vineyard Eola-Amity Hills Oregon Chardonnay

13.5% alc., pH 3.24, TA 0.64, 243 cases, $40. Wine Club exclusive. First Chardonnay since 2001. 100% clone 76. Fermented in small lots in 40% concrete tank, 10% new oak, 20% neutral oak and 30% stainless steel . · Moderately light golden yellow color in the glass. Invigorating aromas of green apple, hay, fresh sea air and steel. Polished and harmonious on the palate, with flavors of yellow pear and nectarine. Very slight tannins and a long, juicy finish. Score: 91. Reviewed June 25, 2017

Winery: Van Duzer Vineyards
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Oregon Chardonnay and another White