Paul Lato Chardonnay 'Le Souvenir' Sierra Madre Vineyard

Paul Lato Chardonnay 'Le Souvenir' Sierra Madre Vineyard

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Paul Lato Chardonnay 'Le Souvenir' Sierra Madre Vineyard

From the cool, mineral rich soils of Santa Maria Valley. From just a few rows of the precious Wente Clone. Only 4 barrels produced and scoring 96-98 pts. Powerful and intense with lemon curd, butterscotch and fresh acidity.

Alc:
13.9%.

Style:
Full bodied, rich and tasty, yet mineral driven, white wine.

County:
USA

Region:
Santa Maria Valley, California (Santa Barbara County).

Varieties:
Chardonnay.

Vines:
Sierra Madre Vineyard, Wente Clone .

Vinification:
Hand harvested, destemmed, 3-5 days cold soak, 20 day maceration on skins, 18 months in neutral French Oak, unfined and unfiltered.  

Case Size:
6x75cl.

Suggestion:
This wine demands serious food; lobster risotto eat your heart out. Capable of 10+ yrs ageing. One of California’s most powerful yet equally elegant, Chardonnay’s. Highly sought after, only available in tiny quantities.