• Chassagne-like with stunning aromatics, complexity and an incredibly long finish
• Yellow apple, crème fraiche, brioche, with a regal texture and a super long finish
• 90 points, Galloni
Sandy soils with zesty Clone 76 vines
Hand harvested; pressed to tank; after onset of fermentation, transferred to barrel to complete primary fermentation and undergo a partial secondary fermentation
15 months on fine lees in 100% French oak, 20% new
• Vinous / Antonio Galloni: 90 Ryan Deovlet's 2016 Chardonnay Zotovich Family Vineyard is understated, persistent and impeccable in its balance. Lemon peel, white flower and mint notes are nicely lifted throughout. This is an especially linear, taut style but it works well, although personally I would prefer to see a bit more flesh on the mid-palate.