Red Car, Chardonnay Sonoma Coast 2016Regular price $40.00 Save $-40.00
What started in 2000 as a small yet ambitious project of making 50 barrels of Syrah using a spare bedroom has turned into a great mecca of winemaking. Red Car’s wines are inspired by the cooler climates of the Northern Rhone with depth and concentration. The wines are site-specific with a huge emphasis on sustainability. Red Car is fortunate enough to farm a substantial amount of their own fruit. Their practices are honest ones, focusing on low-intervention with organic farming and native yeast fermentation.
This is cool climate Chardonnay from West Sonoma Coast. The majority of the fruit comes from Ritchie Vineyard, as well as the Red Car estate vineyard. Juice is fermented in all used oak that no longer imparts flavor. The wines then goes to age in French oak barrels, with 15% of it new. The wine is racy, precise, and complex.