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Evening Land Seven Springs Vineyard La Source Chardonnay 2014

Evening Land Seven Springs Vineyard La Source Chardonnay 2014
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SKU 08069

750ml

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Our 2014 vintage of La Source Chardonnay continues the great tradition of elegance and richness we've come to expect from this site. Sourced from the old-vine Dijon clones in the lower half of the vineyard, La Source Chardonnay speaks of our volcanic soils and the sunny growing season of 2014 showing our estate's prototypical balance of opulence and vibrancy. The 2014 La Source Chardonnay was gently pressed into French oak barrels for spontaneous and indigenous fermentation. The wine was raised sur lie in Damy cooperage, roughly 75% of which was new, for 10 months before being racked to tank. After a light fining, the wine was bottled without filtering.
Category White Wine
Varietal
Country United States
Region Oregon
Appellation Willamette Valley
Brand Evening Land
Alcohol/vol 13.2%
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Wine AdvocateThe 2014 Chardonnay Seven Springs Vineyard la Source, 20% matured in Stockinger 500-liter puncheons for 11 months, has a far superior bouquet compared to the Estate Chardonnay - much better delineation and mineralité, greater complexity and more Chablis-like. The palate is fresh and crisp with a keen line of acidity, a touch of lemongrass here with a vibrant finish that lingers in the mouth. This "wired" Chardonnay comes recommended.

Neal Martin, June 2016
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Wine SpectatorBright, focused and laser-sharp, articulating the mineral-accented pear and citrus flavors. Lingers with presence. Drink now through 2024. 450 cases made.

Harvey Steiman, November 15, 2016