Crow Chardonnay

Chardonnay 2013

Tasting Notes

Our 2013 Chardonnay has aromas suggesting cinnamon, persimmon, almond paste, and toasted marshmallow. It has pleasant acidity accompanied by a rounded, fruit driven mouthfeel with flavors suggesting peaches, vanilla, and dried pineapple.

Pairs Well With

Blue crab cakes, shrimp in garlic butter sauce, chicken/pork with pasta and white sauce, mild curry with butter sauces, hazelnuts, Crow Farm flank steak—slow cooked, pumpkin ravioli, late summer roasted vegetables.

Vineyard

  • Clone: Mixed
  • Soil Profile: Mixed
  • Rootstock: Mixed
  • Vineyard: Piney Grove, Chestertown, MD, Schmidt Vineyards, Sudlersville, MD
  • Harvest Date: Hand Harvested on 19/20 September 2013
  • Harvested Tons: 4.56

Bottling

  • 1 September 2014
  • Bottle aged 15 months prior to release
  • 98 cases produced