2016 Tous Ensemble Chardonnay
Color: Light golden yellow. Aroma: Floral aromatics of honeysuckle, jasmine,white blossom, pineapple mint; meyer lemon, verbena, mandarin and tangerine,pink lady apple. Flavor: Simple, pleasing texture in mouth, with lively acid thathits up front and is followed behind by fuji apple and asian pear flavors.
Soil types by vineyard consist of: Cloud Landing = Diablo Clay; Carneros HillsWest = Haire Clay Loam. Both vineyards are located in Carneros AVA
The 2016 growing season started with winter and spring rains that were nearnormal, compared to the drought conditions of 2012-2015. The warm and drysummer contributed to an early start to harvest.The yields coming out of this vintage were, forthe most part, normal- compared to themassive decrease we saw in 2015.