Cart 0 items: $0.00
2021 Westwood Chardonnay, Founder's Reserve

2021 Westwood Chardonnay, Founder's Reserve

In Stock
Add To Cart
$95.00
/ 750ml
SKU: RE:21CHFR

We are thrilled to present the very first bottling of our 2021 Founder's Reserve Chardonnay, a wine that embodies the vision and passion of Westwood Estate. Crafted by the celebrated winemakers Philippe Melka and Maayan Koschitzky, this Chardonnay is the epitome of elegance and refinement. With its radiant golden hue and alluring aromas of citrus blossoms and toasted vanilla, it offers a sensory journey that delights the senses. The palate reveals a harmonious balance of bright acidity and luscious flavors of ripe pear, tropical fruits, and a delicate hint of butterscotch. This inaugural release of the Founder's Reserve Chardonnay is a momentous occasion for us, and we are honored to share it with you.

Wine Specs
Vintage
2021
Varietal
Chardonnay
Appellation
Sonoma Coast
Vineyard Designation
Sangiacomo Roberts Road Vineyard
Harvest Date
9/16/21
Sugar
23.3 Brix at Harvest
Acid
6.0g/L
pH
3.51
Cases Produced
220 Cases
Alcohol %
14.4
Wine Profile
Tasting Notes
Rich acidity, bright, focused aromas of fuji apple and Asian pear, and crushed limestone. The 2021 shows spectacular minerality and a viscous,mouth-filling textural quality.
Vineyard Notes
The Sangiacomo "Roberts Road" Vineyard is an iconic and revered site located in the renowned Sonoma Coast region of California. With its distinct terroir and meticulous farming practices, this vineyard has earned a reputation for producing exceptional Chardonnay grapes. Situated in far west end of the Petaluma Gap AVA, the Sangiacomo "Roberts Road" Vineyard benefits from a unique microclimate influenced by its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. The cooling maritime breezes and fog that sweep through the area provide ideal conditions for growing high-quality Chardonnay grapes.
Production Notes
The fruit was hand-harvested at night, then whole-cluster pressed. Barrel fermented, aged sur lie in small lots using new French oak barrels. Partial malolactic fermentation.
Other Notes
Sangiacomo Roberts Road Vineyard, Clones 95 and 17, Roberts Road Blocks 12 and 18