VOLUME 11, ISSUE 50
August 27, 2019
ARTICLES IN THIS ISSUE:
The Prince Departs

2016 Spindrift Cellars Willamette Valley Oregon Chardonnay

13.3% alc., pH 3.50, TA 0.57, RS 0.3%, 345 cases, $25, screwcap. Whole cluster pressed, barrel fermented, partial malolactic fermentation, stirred on lees every week in barrel. · Light golden yellow color in the glass. The nose reminds of Viognier with tropical fruit notes along with citrus and white rose petal aromas. Light and easygoing, with a slightly viscous texture, and fresh flavors of lemon and pear. Refreshing, with a sleek finish. Score: 89. Reviewed October 22, 2017

Winery: Spindrift Cellars
From article: Sips of Recently Tasted Pinot Noir & Chardonnay