Morgen Long 2019 "Marine" Chardonnay Willamette Valley, Oregon
This wine comes from 2 vineyards in Willamette Valley, 60% Yamhill Vineyard (34 year old vines), 40% Loubejac Vineyard (11 year old vines). The final blend of this wine sees 15% new French oak and was filtered after 18 months. This wine is as crisp, light, and fleshing as Chardonnay gets. Aromas of lime curd, Asian pear, chalk, beeswax, jasmine, green tea and graham crackers. Rich flavors and good weight is accompanied by lively minerality, bright acidity, and chalky textures.