Beautifully vibrant and fresh on the nose with typical June’s minerality shining through alongside notes of lemon and light leesy toast and cream. The palate is bracing with refreshing citrus and wet stone and a firm acidic backbone. Drink now alongside a plate of freshly shucked oysters, delicate white-fleshed fish, or enjoy on its own as an aperitif.
Now in its fifth vintage, the Chardonnay from June’s Vineyard has developed a consistent mineral-driven personality that is best coaxed out by careful manual harvesting and fermentation and aging in 100% stainless steel, with full malolactic fermentation. Although 2014 was a small harvest, the grapes were in perfect condition so no sorting was required prior to pressing. Following fermentation, the wine was kept in contact with its fine lees for 6 months prior to bottling in spring 2015.