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Bliss Chardonnay 2012

This wine is only available to Frontier customers in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania

GeneralWineryBliss Family Vineyards
RegionMendocino
Town of productionBliss and Feliz Ranches, Mendocino
VarietalChardonnay
Total production of the wine7,000 cases
Name of winemakerHoss Milone
VineyardYield3.2 tons per acre
Size of vineyard, hectaresapprox. 48 acres
Irrigationyes, drip
HarvestHarvest methodmachine
Date of harvestSeptember 25
FermentationAlcoholic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Alcoholic fermentation, duration14 days
Alcoholic fermentation, temperature60 degrees F
Malolactic fermentation, typein small stainless steel tanks
Malolactic fermentation, duration15 to 20 days
Malolactic fermentation, temperature70 degrees F
CharacteristicspH3.84
Volatile Acidity0.22 grams per liter
Total Acidity3.6 grams per liter
Residual Sugar3.54
Alcohol13.5%
AgingTime in bottle before release6 months
BottlingCold stabilizedyes
Filteredyes