2007 Women of the Vine Signe Zoller Signature Chardonnay


Founded by acclaimed author, Deborah Brenner, Women of the Vine is an assembler of sustainable grape growers and women winemakers into a collaboration bringing their products to market.

These limited production wines are especially hand-crafted which truly express the nuances of the region and Signe Zoller’s unique winemaking style. Signe Zoller has held senior winemaking positions in Paso Robles. She has been named “Winemaker of the Year” from both the Paso Robles Wine Country Alliance and the Central Coast Winegrowers Association.

Winemaker

Signe Zoller

Tasting Notes

Tropical fruit, pineapple with spicy pine and butterscotch in the aroma are followed by full, rich, lengthy flavors in the mouth.

Vineyards

Cool climate vineyard in Santa Barbara County’s coastal area give intense tropical and citrus fruit to their Chardonnays

Weather

Cool, foggy in the mornings, brief warming from about 10 am to 4 pm, cooling at night provided the perfect conditions for fruit intensity and tropical flavors typical of Chardonnay from this area.

Harvest

Oct 20, 2007

Vinification

Barrel fermented in 25% new Hungarian oak, aged about 12 months before bottling.

Wine Analysis

13.5% alcohol; 3.35 pH; 7.2 g/L Titratable Acidity, Residual Sugar 4.0 g/L