<h1>Schweiger Vineyards 2011 Chardonnay -- Schweiger Vineyards Shopping Cart</h1> <b>$30.00</b> -- <i>Estate grown Chardonnay.</i> <p> <img src="https://www.nexternal.com/schweiger/images/Schweiger_Chardonnay.jpg" align="right" alt="Schweiger Vineyards 2011 Chardonnay" name="Schweiger Vineyards 2011 Chardonnay" border="0" hspace="10" /> <div aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">The 2011 vintage is our&nbsp;<style><!-- /* Font Definitions */ @font-face {font-family:Arial; panose-1:2 11 6 4 2 2 2 2 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536859905 -1073711037 9 0 511 0;} @font-face {font-family:"Cambria Math"; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1107305727 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:Cambria; panose-1:2 4 5 3 5 4 6 3 2 4; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:auto; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:-536870145 1073743103 0 0 415 0;} @font-face {font-family:"CG Times \(W1\)"; panose-1:0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0; mso-font-alt:"Times New Roman"; mso-font-charset:0; mso-generic-font-family:roman; mso-font-format:other; mso-font-pitch:variable; mso-font-signature:3 0 0 0 1 0;} /* Style Definitions */ p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal {mso-style-unhide:no; mso-style-qformat:yes; mso-style-parent:""; margin:0in; margin-bottom:.0001pt; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt; font-family:Arial; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-ansi-language:EN-AU;} .MsoChpDefault {mso-style-type:export-only; mso-default-props:yes; font-size:10.0pt; mso-ansi-font-size:10.0pt; mso-bidi-font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"CG Times (W1)","serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:"CG Times \(W1\)"; mso-hansi-font-family:"CG Times \(W1\)";} @page WordSection1 {size:8.5in 11.0in; margin:1.0in 1.25in 1.0in 1.25in; mso-header-margin:.5in; mso-footer-margin:.5in; mso-paper-source:0;} div.WordSection1 {page:WordSection1;} -->  </style>eighteenth release of Chardonnay.<br /><br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /></div> <div aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">We strive to strike a balance between fruitiness and complexity in our wines, Our goal is to always express the fruit of our vineyard first; why work hard in the vineyard only to mask the true beauty with cellar practices.&nbsp;Once harvested, we selectively use the tools we have at our disposal as winemakers to shape and complement the wine; surlies aging, and French oak cooperage, both new and old.&nbsp; </div> <div aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><br /></div> <div aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Our 2011 Chardonnay is a full bodied wine with true varietal characteristics, hints of pear, kiwi, citrus, and apricots, and delicate undertones of oak and tropical fruits.&nbsp;&nbsp;The body of the wine is rich and supple, filling the mouth with flavors.&nbsp;&nbsp;The true nature of Spring Mountain Chardonnay comes through in the mineral character, more reminiscent of a classic Mersault than your typical California Chardonnay. This wine is best served between 58°F and 65°F. </div> <div aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /></div> <big><b><u aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Technical Information</u></b></big> <p aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Varietal Percentage:</b> 100% Chardonnay.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Age of vines and soil type:</b>&nbsp; 14-28 year old vines planted in deep volcanic soils at a 2000' elevation.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Date picked:</b>&nbsp;10/16/11&nbsp;<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Harvest Sugar:</b> 24.4 degrees brix.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Fermentation time/Temperature Range:</b> 45 days, 53-61 degrees F.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Fermentation container/maceration:</b> Barrel fermented, 20% New French Oak, 80% 2-4 year old French Oak, No Malolactic. </p> <u aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><b><font size="4">Analysis at bottling</font></b></u><br /><div><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Alcohol:</b> 14.9%<br /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">pH:</b> 3.63<br /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">TA:</b>&nbsp;.64&nbsp;<br /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">V.A.:</b> 0.32 g/L&nbsp;</div> <div><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">R.S.:</b> Dry <h3 aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><u aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><font size="4">Aging and bottling</font></u></h3> <p aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0"><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Length/type of aging:</b> Aged surlies for&nbsp;4 months, stirred twice a week<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Bottled:</b> May 2012<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Approximate lifespan under proper cellar conditions:</b> 2-7 years.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Number of cases produced:</b>&nbsp;505 cases.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Release Date:</b>&nbsp;February 2014.<br aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0" /><b aria-level="0" aria-posinset="0" aria-setsize="0">Winemaker:</b> Andrew T. 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