Saratoga Cuvée Chardonnay 2004

Tasting Notes

Release Date: Spring 2007

Grown at Mount Eden with the same care and attention to detail as our Estate Chardonnay, we selected these barrels to reflect our appellation rather than the estate.



Tech Notes

Yield: 2.6 tons per acre

Harvest: August 21st-September 4th

Numbers @ Harvest: 24.6° Brix, 8.2 grams acidity, 3.6 pH

Barrel Regimen: French barrels 1/2 new; aged 10 months sur lie, full Malolactic

Bottling: July 2005

Alcohol: 13.8%


92 points Robert Parker Jr's The Wine Advocate - August 2006

Issue # 166

Offering terrific minerality along with notes of pears, white peaches, earth and background oak, this intense, medium to full-bodied, rich Chardonnay possesses good underlying minerality as well as acidity.