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This is wound very tight and will require plenty more time in bottle.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVinous:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The 2018 Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard is very tight and reticent today, even for within the context of this site. Bright saline notes lend energy to a taut Chardonnay that is only showing some of its potential today. A bit of air softens the contours and brings out lovely inner perfume in the candied lemon peel and floral notes. 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Trout Gulch sits at 750m elevation in the Santa Cruz Mountains and is the southernmost vineyard in the range. It is firmly medium-bodied, bright and intensely flavoured with notes of stone fruits, citrus and spice.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003eReviews:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e \u003cstrong\u003eWine Advocate: \u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #000000;\"\u003eThe 2018 Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard is clean and bright on the nose with aromas of crushed shell, white blossoms, hay and Bosc pear. The light-bodied palate follows in the same style, with crisp, mineral-driven character and a long, delicate but energetic finish. This is wound very tight and will require plenty more time in bottle.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #222223;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #9f250d;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eVinous:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e The 2018 Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard is very tight and reticent today, even for within the context of this site. Bright saline notes lend energy to a taut Chardonnay that is only showing some of its potential today. A bit of air softens the contours and brings out lovely inner perfume in the candied lemon peel and floral notes. I imagine the Trout Gulch will benefit quite a bit from time in bottle.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003e\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003ch4\u003eProducer Information\u003c\/h4\u003e\n\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e“\u003c\/span\u003eThe mission at Ceritas is to craft single vineyard expressions of place through Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The sources for our fruit along the Sonoma Coast and westernmost Russian River Valley — Porter-Bass, Ritchie, Escarpa, Helgren and Deermeadow — were carefully chosen for their winegrowing merits and also for their singularity. Each allows us the opportunity to craft balanced and distinct wines which will stand out on the dinner table. Just as oysters grown in Tomales Bay taste altogether different from those grown in Puget Sound, our wines are reflective of the growing seasons and soils from which they came.\u003cbr\u003eIn the winery, we keep things simple. We look at winemaking from a standpoint that owes more to tradition than it does to cutting-edge innovation — we more often find ourselves trying to understand what not to do rather than what to do. The crafting of each vintage is like a journey, in which nature sets its own course. Our role is to adapt, to proceed with humility, and to learn.”\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e–John Raytek \u0026amp; Phoebe Bass, owners\u003cbr\u003e"}

2018 | Ceritas | Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard

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White Wine: 2018 | Ceritas | Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard

Clean and bright on the nose with aromas of crushed shell, white blossoms, hay and Bosc pear. The light-bodied palate follows in the same style, with crisp, mineral-driven character and a long, delicate but energetic finish.

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Producer: Ceritas

Ratings: WA | 91  VN | 93

Vintage: 2018

Size: 750ml

ABV: 12.9%

Varietal: Chardonnay

    Country/Region: United States, California

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      Detailed Description

      Ceritas is the project of one of California’s most promising winemakers, John Raytek. Trout Gulch sits at 750m elevation in the Santa Cruz Mountains and is the southernmost vineyard in the range. It is firmly medium-bodied, bright and intensely flavoured with notes of stone fruits, citrus and spice.

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        • Wine Advocate: The 2018 Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard is clean and bright on the nose with aromas of crushed shell, white blossoms, hay and Bosc pear. The light-bodied palate follows in the same style, with crisp, mineral-driven character and a long, delicate but energetic finish. This is wound very tight and will require plenty more time in bottle.
        • Vinous: The 2018 Chardonnay Trout Gulch Vineyard is very tight and reticent today, even for within the context of this site. Bright saline notes lend energy to a taut Chardonnay that is only showing some of its potential today. A bit of air softens the contours and brings out lovely inner perfume in the candied lemon peel and floral notes. I imagine the Trout Gulch will benefit quite a bit from time in bottle.

        Producer Information

        The mission at Ceritas is to craft single vineyard expressions of place through Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. The sources for our fruit along the Sonoma Coast and westernmost Russian River Valley — Porter-Bass, Ritchie, Escarpa, Helgren and Deermeadow — were carefully chosen for their winegrowing merits and also for their singularity. Each allows us the opportunity to craft balanced and distinct wines which will stand out on the dinner table. Just as oysters grown in Tomales Bay taste altogether different from those grown in Puget Sound, our wines are reflective of the growing seasons and soils from which they came.
        In the winery, we keep things simple. We look at winemaking from a standpoint that owes more to tradition than it does to cutting-edge innovation — we more often find ourselves trying to understand what not to do rather than what to do. The crafting of each vintage is like a journey, in which nature sets its own course. Our role is to adapt, to proceed with humility, and to learn.”
        –John Raytek & Phoebe Bass, owners

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