Alexana Chardonnay ‘Terroir Series’ 2021, Willamette Valley, Oregon

3 premier vineyard sites come together to showcase a true ‘cool climate’ Chardonnay of impeccable balance, vibrancy and expressive texture. The diversity of micro-climates in the Willamette Valley produce a vast array of ripeness and complexity in Chardonnay. Our winemaker, Bryan Weil, captures 3 of these unique ‘Terroirs’ in a layered and beautifully seamless Chardonnay.Th is ‘Willamette Valley’ bottling represents why Chardonnay is quickly ascending to new heights in sites previously designated for top Pinot Noirs. Vineyards: Revana Vineyard – Dundee Hills AVA – Volcanic & Marine Sedimentary Soils – 360-640′. Fennwood Vineyard – Yamhill-Carlton AVA – Marine Sedimentary Soils – 260-380′. Gran Moraine Vineyard – Yamhill-Carlton AVA – Marine Sedimentary Soils – 220′-550. 100% Chardonnay. Dry-Farmed, whole-cluster pressed, small-batch ferments with native yeasts, 4 months on lees, 10 months in French Oak (25% New – 19% Second use – 32% Neutral) & 24% Stainless Steel Tank