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Meyer Family Vineyards Chardonnay Micro Cuvée Old Main Rd Vineyardtext

Meyer Family Vineyards Chardonnay Micro Cuvée Old Main Rd Vineyard 2022

Naramata Bench, Okanagan Valley, British Columbia, CanadaAccording to winemaker Chris Carson, the Micro Cuvee is always the most harmonious blend from the Old Main Road vineyard inside the Naramata Bench sub-GI. It was planted in 1996 to Chardonnay vines, with a gentle, northerly aspect over alluvial deposits made up of silt loam overlaying clay loam. The site is perfect for slow ripening, allowing the fruit intensity to keep in touch with acidity. This is a very high quality chardonnay and would be the envy of almost anyone in California. It opens with attractive electric mineral notes followed by a creamy palate of intense lemons and green apples, all sprayed with a touch of sagebrush. Complex, tight, and light on its feet, this will cellar well in the bottle through 2029. Best of all, it will handle anything from seafood to pork, or selected Asian dishes. It was aged for 11 months in French oak barrels (50% new) and has a modest 13.5% alcohol. First class.Tasted: 03 February 2024Tasted by: Prices:
BC$60.97750mlwinery online/direct
Producer: Meyer Family VineyardsDistributors: Olivier Brands
Vagabond Merchants
Grape: ChardonnayCSPC: 883363UPC: 808755006267