Bottle

Chardonnay

Wine

Chardonnay

Origin

Barboursville, Virginia Appellation.

Grapes

100% Chardonnay.

Type of Soil

Chardonnay thrives in these red-clay terrains, thanks as well to an excellent climate with precocious springs and long summers, which assure production of perfectly ripe grapes and intensely odorous, sapid and elegant wines.

Training System

Spurred cordon.

Plant Density

4.000 rootstocks per hectare (1,619 an acre). The average age of the vines is 8 years.

Yield

90 quintals of grapes per hectare (4 tons an acre).

Vinification and Maturation

The must, obtained from grapes carefully selected at the harvest, was vinified in barrels of moderately toasted French oak (50% new). Before bottling, the wine underwent spontaneous clarification, followed by a period of fining in glass of at least 4-6 months.

Alcohol Level

12.5% in volume.

Bottle and case size

12 x 0,75l

Estate

Barboursville Vineyards
P.O. Box 136, 22923, Virginia, United States
Tel +1 540 832 3824 , Fax +1 540 832 7572
www.barboursvillewine.com, bvvy@barboursvillewine.com