2019 DUMOL Chardonnay
Wester Reach Russian River Sonoma

$63.00

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The 2019 DUMOL Chardonnay Wester Reach Russian River is an exceptional vintage that beautifully represents the essence of the renowned Russian River region. Crafted with meticulous care, this Chardonnay showcases the distinctive character of its origin. With a perfect balance of fruit from the vineyards that span the region, it offers a harmonious blend of richness, depth, and vibrant coastal influences. This Chardonnay is a true testament to the unparalleled quality and artistry of DUMOL wines.
Volume: 750 ML | 14.1% ABV

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Wine Enthusiast – 98 Points

Rounded with a rich mouthfeel of oak and tropical fruit, this wine offers layers and layers of complexity, structure and nuanced acidity. The classic elements of apple, pear and hint of pineapple are topped in nutmeg, ginger and tangerine. Oct/2021 —VIRGINIE BOONE

Wine Spectator- 94 Points

Powerfully fresh and minerally, this complex white features concentrated pear tart and apple pastry flavors that are filled with crunchy acidity, showing hints of custard. Ends with buttery accents and tropical fruit notes on the richly spiced finish. Best from 2022 through 2027. Jan/2021 KM

Description

Our exceptional 2019 vintage of “Wester Reach” Chardonnay embodies the essence of our cherished region where we reside and cultivate our vineyards. It is a meticulously crafted expression that showcases the remarkable terroir of this classic area. Our expertise, spanning nearly two decades, is evident as we carefully select and cultivate grapes from the finest sites within the appellation. This captivating wine harmoniously combines fruit from three distinct sub-districts, offering a captivating tapestry of flavors. The lush valley contributes richness, while vineyards further west infuse depth from the cool coastal ridges that extend to the highest elevations of the appellation. Each sub-district brings its own individuality, whether it is the opulence of the valley floor, the intensity of the ridgelines, or the lively vibrancy influenced by the coastal proximity.

A blend of the following Vineyards:

30% DUMOL O’CONNELL ESTATE VINEYARD
22% DUTTON RANCH MORELLI LANE VINEYARD
16% DUMOL FLAX ESTATE
16% CHARLES HEINTZ VINEYARD
16% RITCHIE VINEYARD

DuMol Chardonnay holds an esteemed reputation as a coveted wine originating from California’s prestigious Russian River Valley. Renowned for its opulent and intricate flavor profile, this wine possesses a remarkable ability to gracefully age with time.
Exclusively crafted from the finest grapes, meticulously hand-picked from select vineyards within the Russian River Valley, DuMol Chardonnay undergoes a meticulous production process. The grapes are carefully sorted and fermented in oak barrels using natural yeasts. Subsequently, the wine matures for a duration of up to 15 months in French oak barrels, infusing a luscious, velvety texture and delicate nuances of vanilla into the final product.
The outcome is a wine that exudes complexity and full-bodied character, exhibiting delightful hints of ripe tropical fruit, citrus, and a subtle touch of oak. Its well-balanced acidity contributes to a refreshing, lingering finish on the palate.
Earning high regard from wine connoisseurs, DuMol Chardonnay has garnered numerous accolades and awards, a testament to its exceptional quality and remarkable flavor profile. Whether savored on its own or paired with a delectable meal, this wine epitomizes the art and science of winemaking, celebrating the diverse and rich flavors that the world of wine has to offer.

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