2016 Clone Seventeen Estate Chardonnay
Grape Source: 100% Estate Grown
Varietal Composition: 100% Robert Young Clone 17 Chardonnay
Oak aging: 15 months in 100% French oak; 50% new barrel
Harvested: September 6-10, 2016
Bottled: January 17-18, 2018
Production: 300 cases
Aromatics: Aromas of ripe apples, pears and guava with toasty notes with hints of of vanilla bean and creme caramel.
Body/Texture: With 50% new French oak and 100% malolactic fermentation, this Chardonnay has a viscous, rich mouth feel with a lingering finish.
Flavor Profile: The Robert Young Clone 17 offers distinct rich and bold flavors of tropical fruits, apple and crème brûlée with hints of cinnamon and spice.