About The Federalist 2016 Chardonnay, Hamilton, Mendocino
The Federalist Chardonnay pays homage to the work of our Federalist Founding Fathers fighting for our country's liberty and Alexander Hamilton was a giant among them. Bold and expressive, like Hamilton himself this Chard shows the depth and character of Sonoma County fruit. Full malolactic fermentation after post-primary fermentation, the wine is aged sur lies in 35% new oak is primarily American and Hungarian oak, with a little bit of French, with frequent stirring to add richness. This Chardonnay shows ripe fruits, and bright acidity, it's full-bodied with a rich oak backbone and has a long, lingering finish.