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2022 Vintage Wine Notes:

All chardonnay is whole cluster pressed into French oak (a combination of Francois Freres and Sequin Moreau) with between 25-30 new and the remainder 1-2-3 years old. The barrels are stirred weekly for 1-2 months. The wine is aged 10 months in barrel.

All pinot noir is stainless steel fermented after a 5-7 day cold soak with punchdowns 3 times daily. Whole clusters are employed in only a few tanks at 5%. Barrels are 60% new Francois Freres and the remainder 1 year old. The wine is aged in barrel for 12 months and settled in tank for 2 months.

Meadows Chardonnay: From our lowest elevation on the vineyard. Produced from 100% Hanzell clone.

North Slope Chardonnay:  

Cuvee Alyce Chardonnay: From 100% Wente clone. Located in the middle of our vineyard.

North Slope Pinot Noir: 100% clone 115 from the block furthest north with a south to north facing slope.

Cahill Lane Pinot Noir: A blend of 3 separate acres surrounding the Hansel home. It consists of one acre of

Rochioli Pommard clone, one acre of clone 115 and one acre of clone 114.

Stephen Hansel