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2015 Ovation Sparkling Wine

Winemaker Notes The inaugural vintage of Ovation Sparkling Wine is scented with stone fruit, white flower, exotic guava notes and a hint of toasted brioche. Delicate, refined acid structure and with focused layers of Meyer lemon, ripe pear and just picked apricots highlight an expansive mouth feel and lingering finish. Following disgorging, a dosage of aged reserve wine was added for balance. Exceptional upon release, with additional flavor benefits when cellared.

Winemaking Data Bottling Date: July 2016
Disgorge Dates: January 14-17, 2020
Aging: 3 years en tirage
Alcohol: 13.5%
TA: 0.98 g/100ml
pH: 3.02
RS: 8.4 g/L

Vintage Notes The 2015 Sonoma Coast growing season experienced dry, mild winter and spring temperatures similar to the prior three growing seasons. Bud break was 3-4 weeks earlier than normal, followed by an early period of bloom. May temperatures were cool, but August and September were consistently warm, creating conditions for one of the earliest harvests on record. The early growing season resulted in extremely small clusters and berries with intense flavor and tannin structure. The early harvest allowed our winemaking team the ability to capture the natural acidity in the fruit with ideal sugar accumulation.

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Blend and Grape Sources 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir from our Freestone Vineyards

Appellation Sonoma Coast

Aging/Cooperage 3 years en tirage


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