Tamarack Chardonnay
Tamarack Cellars
United States - Washington - Columbia Valley

Bright aromas of ruby red grapefruit, mango and stone fruit are found in the bouquet while on the palate, the bright acidity of this wine showcases flavors of guava, crisp Granny Smith apples and Asian pears. Combing the best of both cooperage techniques, the combination of aging in stainless steel highlights the fruit while the aging in neutral French oak provides an added complexity to the wine.

Columbia Valley
Wine Type
100% Chardonnay
Yakima Valley Appellation: Olsen Brothers and French Creek Vineyards
Columbia Valley Appellation: Bacchus and Gamache Brothers Vineyards
Walla Walla Valley Appellation: Alderbanks Vineyard
Dropped by gravity straight to the press, the juice is pumped directly to barrel or tank and chilled, inoculated with Chardonnay 3079 yeast, primary fermentation started and finished, secondary fermentation started but completed to preferred taste, typically around 50% completion. All fermentation is done in a 58 degree Fahrenheit barrel room.
Aged 60% in neutral premier French oak and 3% in new premier French Oak 37% stainless steel.
2,528 (9-liter cases)

Producer Information: Tamarack Cellars

At Tamarack Cellars, the focus is handcrafting pleasantly balanced wines, offered at a fair price. Danny Gordon, now the official “Maker of Wine”, was hired on a year after Ron ...
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