Tinhorn Creek Chardonnay
Medium-full-bodied, Tinhorn’s 2012 chardonnay delivers fresh peach, apple and tropical-fruit nuances, with a soft center and delicately spicy-smoky essence on the finish
Warm growing season, cool fall. Low rainfall. Early shoot thinning, Green bunch removal.
15% of this wine was fermented in new French Oak barrels for 2 months. Afterwards that 15% was transferred to stainless steel barrels and lees stirred twice a week. The remaining portion was cold fermented in stainless tanks. 100% went through malolactic fermentation.
Food Pairing Notes
Chinese, grilled chicken, pesto dishes and seafood.