Tasting Notes: Crisp and refreshing fruits of Meyer lemon, grapefruit, and honeydew melon dance on the palate. Notes of honeysuckle, vanilla bean, and wet stone are supported by vibrant acidity with a juicy clean finish.
Mother Rock: Ancient Marine Sediments
Soil Series: Willakenzie and Wellsdale
Vineyards: All of the vineyards for this wine are located in the sub-AVA's of the Northern Willamette Valley AVA.
Vintage: 2022 was a miraculous vintage for Ken Wright Cellars. Mother Nature never ceases to amaze us. A record late cold front caused extensive damage to the young buds, threatening whether we would have any fruit to harvest. Our first miracle was record levels of fertility. Our second was the driest and warmest October in memory.
Clones: Chardonnay- Dijon 548 (Cruz Clone) and 76
Farming: Organically certfied with high-level nutrition-based farming
Aging Regime: 8 months in neutral French oak barrels
Soil Series: Wellsdale
TA: 5.9 g/L
Production: 166 cases