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Swick Wines "Zero Point Zero Chardonnay" 2021





Producer: A native of Oregon, winemaker Joseph Swick returned to his home state in 2013 after a decade of working harvests in areas as diverse as Piedmont, Portugal, and Tasmania. Joe’s ethos is rooted in showcasing the unique cold climate terroirs of the PNW using a hands-off approach and experimenting with unconventional grapes for the area. Swick partners exclusively with organic and biodynamic growers to develop wines that he himself would like to drink - fresh, lively, with no conventional additives, only adding modest amounts of SO2 on select wines when absolutely necessary.

Vinification method: "Zero Point Zero's" Chardonnay grapes are harvested from Finnigan Hill Vineyard, planted at 700m on silty-loess soils in the Chehalem Mountains. The grapes are destemmed and macerated for 30 days. The wine then ages in a mix of 228L and 500L French oak barrels. As the name suggests, the wine is bottled unfined, unfiltered and with zero-point-zero sulfur added. 

Tasting notes: light-bodied, peach, dried apricot, citrus, wet stone, earthy 

Pairing: mushroom risotto

Mix and match 3, 6 or 12 bottles!

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