2001 Glen Manor Chardonnay

Aromas:

Ripe, red delicious apple & butterscotch.

Palate:

Round, chewy sweet cream, with hazelnut & hints of honeydew melon.

Food Pairings:

Roasted chicken, mushroom rissotto, white meats.

Vineyard:

Glen Manor Vineyards is owned and operated by Jeff White who is also part of the Linden Vineyards staff. Glen Manor is on the west slope of the Blue Ridge about 7 miles west of Linden Vineyards at an elevation of 1,100 ft . Soils are deep and well drained. Vines are 5 and 7 years old and trained on the French lyre trellising system.

Vintage:

2001 was cool and dry, producing wonderfully balaced wines with ripe flavors and good acidity. Harvest was September 27, 2001.

Winemaking:

100% barrel fermented and aged in 2 to 5 year old French and Virginia oak for 11 months. Malolactic fermentation and aged sur lie. 169 cases produced.