Stags' Leap Barrel Selection Carneros Chardonnay 2016

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An elegant representation of the beautiful aromatics and flavor characteristics Chardonnay exhibits when the fruit is allowed to express itself from a cooler region within Napa Valley.
  • The Barrel Selection Chardonnay is a small bottling of the most expressive barrel lots in a given vintage. Our Barrel Selection Chardonnay are crafted with grapes grown in the Carneros appellation in southern Napa Valley. The majority of the Chardonnay is sourced from Poseidon Vineyard located along the seaside of Carneros on the north side of the San Pablo Bay, while a smaller percentage of fruit is sourced from Stanly Ranch, also a relatively cool vineyard located just a half-mile north of the Bay.

  • Varietal: Chardonnay

    Region: Napa Valley

    Maturation: Fermented and aged in French oak barrels, 50% new and 50% used for 7 months

    Cellaring Potential: 5 years