Pearl Morissette - Cuvée Dix-Neuvième Chardonnay
Vinification and Élevage:
2017 Cuvée Dix-Neuvième is 100% Chardonnay sourced from our 19th street vineyard on Twenty Mile Bench. It was harvested on October 16, 20, 24, and 25, hand-sorted and whole-bunch pressed.
Fermentation by indigenous yeast proceeded steadily in a combination of old foudres and demi-muids (84%) and concrete (16%) and completed by early spring 2018. The wine was left to age in its fermentation vessels, without battonage for a total of 20 months.
2017 Chardonnay Cuvée Dix-Neuvième was bottled unfiltered and un-fined on September 18 , 2019.
Total Acidity: 5.6 g/L
FS02: 5.1ppm at bottling
Alcohol: 13.5% /vol
Residual Sugar: <2 g/L